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Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) Podcast: Episode 34

Microservices are all the rage right now - and the industry is still learning, experimenting, and developing patterns, for successfully designing, deploying and managing Microservices in the real world.

Are you considering jumping on the Microservices-wagon? Do Microservices make sense for your particular use case? What are some of the "gotchas" you should be aware of?

This morning on #c9d9 we had experts from popular chat app Kik, SMB SaaS platformYodle and hosted CI solution  Semaphore share their journey and learnings from decomposing their monolithic application into Microservices.

With Microservices, what was once one application, with self-contained processes, is now a complex set of orchestrated services that connect via the network.

  • What are the benefits of Microservices and why do organizations consider microservices-based architectures?
  • What are some of the challenges with Microservices - both from a design perspective and from an operational perspective?
  • How do they impact your pipeline(s)?
  • What are some best practices for enabling CD for your microservices-driven application?

Also, we discuss what Microservices have to do with 1970's network packet routing, DLL versions, distributed programming, Pipeline-as-code, dependency management, and more. Watch the replay of the episode to learn best practices for decomposing your monolithic application into Microservices, and some tools and libraries to get you started on your journey.

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// *Update: During the discussion, Daniel mentioned that they were using the open source pacto for contract testing. Later his engineers pointed out that Yodle are actually using pact-jvm as it has better multi-language support.

This episode features:

Daniel Rolnick Daniel Rolnick
Daniel is the CTO of Yodle, a SaaS platform for small businesses, where continuous delivery is a way of life.


Darko Fabijan Darko Fabijan
Co-founder of Semaphore CI. Helping teams deliver software faster. Currently focusing on scaling Semaphore team and architecture.


usman ismail Usman Ismail
Usman is a server and infrastructure engineer, with experience in building large scale distributed services on top of various cloud platforms.

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Anders Wallgren is Chief Technology Officer of Electric Cloud. Anders brings with him over 25 years of in-depth experience designing and building commercial software. Prior to joining Electric Cloud, Anders held executive positions at Aceva, Archistra, and Impresse. Anders also held management positions at Macromedia (MACR), Common Ground Software and Verity (VRTY), where he played critical technical leadership roles in delivering award winning technologies such as Macromedia’s Director 7 and various Shockwave products.