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Microservices in Action

Published by Manning
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

"The one [and only] book on implementing microservices with a real-world, cover-to-cover example you can relate to." - Christian Bach, Swiss Re

Microservices in Action is a practical book about building and deploying microservice-based applications. Written for developers and architects with a solid grasp of service-oriented development, it tackles the challenge of putting microservices into production.

Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

About the Technology

Invest your time in designing great applications, improving infrastructure, and making the most out of your dev teams. Microservices are easier to write, scale, and maintain than traditional enterprise applications because they're built as a system of independent components. Master a few important new patterns and processes, and you'll be ready to develop, deploy, and run production-quality microservices.

About the Book

Microservices in Action teaches you how to write and maintain microservice-based applications. Created with day-to-day development in mind, this informative guide immerses you in real-world use cases from design to deployment. You'll discover how microservices enable an efficient continuous delivery pipeline, and explore examples using Kubernetes, Docker, and Google Container Engine.

What's inside

 

 

  • An overview of microservice architecture
  • Building a delivery pipeline
  • Best practices for designing multi-service transactions and queries
  • Deploying with containers
  • Monitoring your microservices


About the Reader

Written for intermediate developers familiar with enterprise architecture and cloud platforms like AWS and GCP.

About the Author

Morgan Bruce and Paulo A. Pereira are experienced engineering leaders. They work daily with microservices in a production environment, using the techniques detailed in this book.

Table of Contents

 

 

 

 
  1. Designing and running microservices
  2. Microservices at SimpleBank
  3. Architecture of a microservice application
  4. Designing new features
  5. Transactions and queries in microservices
  6. Designing reliable services
  7. Building a reusable microservice framework
  8. Deploying microservices
  9. Deployment with containers and schedulers
  10. Building a delivery pipeline for microservices
  11. Building a monitoring system
  12. Using logs and traces to understand behavior
  13. Building microservice teams

 

 

PART 1 - The lay of the land

PART 2 - Design

PART 3 - Deployment

PART 4 - Observability and ownership

About The Authors

Morgan Bruce is the VP of Engineering at Onfido. He has years of experience building distributed applications, with particular expertise in the high-stakes finance and identity verification industries.

Paulo A. Pereira is a software developer and engineering director at Onfido. He works daily with microservices in a production environment using the tools and techniques presented in this book.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Manning (October 3, 2018)
  • Length: 392 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781638356066

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