Microservices. What's Really Going On?

Jul 4, 2017 by Anne Currie

As part of my investigation into all things Microservice and Cloud Nativish I’ve been interviewing folk and have bags of interesting case studies and observations to share.

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5 Mindbending Microservice Dilemmas

Jun 29, 2017 by Anne Currie

Dilemma 1 - Does Size Matter?

A question I often hear asked is “how many microservices should I have?" or “how big should a microservice be?” So, what is better, 10 microservices or 300?

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The Cloud Native 101 Cribsheet

Jun 6, 2017 by Anne Currie

For the past few weeks we’ve been posting a blog series on Cloud Native, which in true tech style has been bunged full of buzzwords. We’ve tried to explain them as we went along but probably poorly so let’s step back and review them with a quick Cloud Native Glossary.

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Microservices - Thinking Outside the Lines

May 26, 2017 by Anne Currie

In our last few posts we’ve talked about two of the architectural and operational weapons of Cloud Native: containers & dynamic management. However, when I go out and talk to Cloud Native users I find that containers and orchestrators aren’t always where they started. Many companies begin with microservices and don’t adopt containers until later.

In this post we are going to look at “microservices-oriented architectures” and think about how.

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Is Dynamic Management the Real Ops Disruptor?

May 24, 2017 by Anne Currie
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