Many enterprise applications are large, complex monoliths that are developed by large teams that struggle to keep up with the needs of the business. Consequently, adopting the microservice architecture is an appealing option. As you might expect, migrating to microservices requires an enterprise to tackle numerous technology related challenges. But enterprises also encounter obstacles that have less to do with technology and more to do with strategy, process, and organization.
I’ve written series of blog posts about the microservices adoption anti-patterns that I have observed while working with numerous clients around the world. Unlike a regular pattern, which is a (problem, solution) pair, an anti-pattern consists of three elements:
Here are the microservices adoption antipatterns:
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