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Why are Microservices so hard?

If a microservice in the cloud stops responding, and no logs were generated, did it fail at all? Suppose I have two applications, one a “classical” monolith, called so even though it was built using a multi-tiered architecture, the other … Continue reading

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Introducing: Zen and the Art of Microservices

Dennis Schmidt wrote a book called “Way-farer”, which plays in some distant future (as envisioned back in 1978) where men have come to the planet of Kensho. In it, a young man called Jerome starts on his road to enlightenment … Continue reading

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Making Software Development effort more predictable

For a Software Development professional, one of the earliest truths you learn is that estimating the delivery effort for new system is surprisingly hard. A project manager at IBM told me once, back in the nineties, that the difference between … Continue reading

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