Musings on software architecture: monoliths to microservices

  • Microservices architecture adds huge complexity overheads on your infrastructure & may not be suitable for a new project from the start.
  • As a developer, you take on a lot of communication and coordination in addition to coding.
  • Even successful companies using microservices today typically start as monoliths.
  • When you start with a single team and a single product, it is logical to continue with a monolithic application.
  • Later, teams can split to be responsible for single services. Microservices may make better sense after that growth and when necessary experience and expertise is gained.

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