Virtual | Sam Newman: Designing Microservices – GOTO Academy NL

Virtual | Sam Newman: Designing Microservices

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In this masterclass, Sam Newman (Author of 'Monolith to Microservices') will give you a course on Designing Microservices. 

Indicative two Day Schedule for this Virtual Masterclass 

Here is a sample two day class, giving you an idea of some of the topics that we can cover. Please note that this list is not exhaustive.

  •  Introducing Microservices
    • What microservices are
    • Technology
    •  Advantages of microservices
    • Disadvantages of microservices
    • When should you use them, and when shouldn’t you use them?
  • Service Modelling
    • Characteristics of “good” services
    • Introduction to domain-driven design
    • The usefulness of Bounded Contexts when defining service boundaries
    • Event Storming and Capability Modelling
  • Splitting out services
    •  Planning a transition
    •  Incremental decomposition patterns
    • Splitting the schema
    • Discussion of CAP theory, distributed
      transactions and eventual consistency
  • Service Collaboration
    • Synchronous vs asynchronous
    • Event-based collaboration vs
    • Coverage of technology options
      including REST, RPC, Actor
      frameworks, Message Brokers
      including Kafka
    • Choreography vs Orchestration
  • Testing 
    • End-to-end testing in a microservice world
    • Test types and feedback
    • Consumer-driven contracts
  • Observability
    • Log aggregation
    • Correlation IDs
    • Metrics collection
    • Semantic monitoring
    • Real-user monitoring
    • Synthetic Transactions
  • Resiliency & Scaling
    • Types of scaling (scaling cube + more)
    • Scaling for load vs scaling for resiliency
    • Circuit Breakers and connection pooling
    • Bulkheads & timeouts
    • Service Meshes & Message Brokers
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