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Microservices, REST and the distributed big ball of mud
Many of the benefits associated with microservices depend on you being able to create autonomous components. You won’t realise much in the way of improved scale, resilience and flexibility unless you can develop, test and run your services in isolation.


An increasingly common sight with microservice architectures is the “death star” component diagram where services appear to talk to each other directly in an apparently haphazard way. This makes it difficult to understand the system and its interactions on any meaningful level – there’s just a lot of stuff that is connected.

This is the “distributed big ball of mud”. Instead of autonomous services collaborating to deliver business processes you have a haphazard set of components locked together in a distributed monolith. It makes for a complex system as you are constantly stubbing out services and managing dependencies. It also makes for a fragile system as if any one service fails or starts misbehaving then the consequences can ripple out across the entire system.

To avoid the distributed big ball of mud you need to address two distinct problems. Firstly, you need to ensure that your services collaborate asynchronously, as opposed to binding them together via the request\response communication. Secondly, your service boundaries have to be drawn so that each service can fulfil its obligations independently.
microservices  RESTful  Programming 
35 minutes ago by cnk

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