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Decompose your monolith: Ten principles for refactoring a monolith to microservices

I recently gave a presentation at the DDD SoCal. The presentation is an expanded version of my CTO Summit talk and describes an additional 4 principles:

  1. Make the most of your monolith
  2. Adopt microservices for the right reasons
  3. It’s not just architecture
  4. Get the support of the business
  5. Migrate incrementally
  6. Know your starting point
  7. Begin with the end in mind
  8. Migrate high-value modules first
  9. Success is improved velocity and reliability
  10. If it hurts, don’t do it

Here are the slides and the video.

Slides

DDD SoCal: Decompose your monolith: Ten principles for refactoring a monolith to microservices from Chris Richardson

Video

Note: the video doesn’t include the first couple of slides. You also need to skip over the part where my Mac crashed :-).


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