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Microservices Are (Conceptually) Too Big



Philip Wills believes that thinking about independent services and single responsibility applications rather than microservices can help to clarify the architectural trade-offs between the complexities of growing one application and those of communicating between many.


Phil Wills is senior software architect for The Guardian. He doesn't believe it's possible to do this well without regularly writing production code. Phil has helped build and scale, the tools used to produce it and Ophan, the analytics tool used to ensure our journalism reaches the widest possible audience.

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Software is Changing the World. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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Aug 02, 2015