Microservices for Startups
Practical advice for small teams that are building or considering microservices.
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12 chapters, released monthly
How Teams Get Microservices Wrong From the Start
There’s a lot of ambiguity and debate about what microservices are.
An Honest Comparison of Microservice Tradeoffs
What does your team gain and lose by adopting microservices?
Should You Always Start with a Monolith?
Conventional wisdoms says so but are there exceptions?
Selling Microservices to Your Boss
How to get buy-in from non-technical stakeholders.
Knowing Your End-Game
Most organizations are not clear on why they want to adopt microservices.
Determining Service Boundaries
Deciding what should be a service and where to draw the lines is tricky.
Breaking Up a Monolith
A look inside several real-world examples.
Designing a Successful Culture
You can't make microservices successful without the right culture.
This is always one of the first questions that comes up about microservices.
Microservices introduce a number of unexpected security vulnerabilities.
Microservices radically change how you can structure and manage teams.
A look inside three real-life microservices architectures.