What Is Cloud Native, Anyway?

Sam Newman, author of Building Microservices, opened the day’s talks by tackling the question directly. He reviewed the different ways that people define cloud native and unpicked whether they were useful. “It’s a buzz-worthy term that has no real, good, formal definition,” says Sam. “A lot of people conflate many things in the term cloud native. […]

Microservices vs SOA – Chap5. Summary

This post is part of a series of posts with my personal notes about the chapters in the book “Microservices vs. Service-Oriented Architecture” by Mark Richards. Microservices vs SOA – Chap1. The World of Service-Based Architectures Microservices vs SOA – Chap2. Comparing Service Characteristics Microservices vs SOA – Chap3. Comparing Architecture Characteristics Microservices vs SOA […]

Microservices vs SOA – Chap1. The World of Service-Based Architectures

This post is part of a series of posts with my personal notes about the chapters in the book “Microservices vs. Service-Oriented Architecture” by Mark Richards. Both microservices architecture and SOA are considered service-based architectures, meaning that they are architecture patterns that place a heavy emphasis on services as the primary architecture component used to […]