Microservices—one of the latest software architecture styles—promises to deliver benefits such as fast and easy deployment, ease of testing, fine-grained scalability, architectural modularity, and high overall agility. Unfortunately, a lot of complexity comes coupled with these benefits. In this product-agnostic architecture tutorial, Mark Richards provides you with an understanding of the microservices architecture style and what hybrids and alternatives exist. This helps guide you in making the right architecture and design decisions for your organization. Mark discusses the core...Learn More
In the software industry since 1983, Mark Richards is an experienced, hands-on software architect involved in the architecture, design, and implementation of microservices architectures, service-oriented architectures, and distributed systems. He also has significant experience and expertise in application, integration, and enterprise architecture. Mark is the author of O’Reilly books on microservices; the Software Architecture Fundamentals video series; Enterprise Messaging video series; Java Message Service, 2nd Edition; and a contributing author to 97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know. He is a frequent speaker on enterprise-related technical topics at conferences and user groups worldwide.