Ok, I think after writing the last article, I generally understood: The usage of Microservices is good because it makes your IT landscape very flexible. Changing them is easy, testing them is easy, redeploying them takes in best case seconds. If you use them successfully, this advantages help you to deliver new features quickly to your users which nowadays is key in the competition.
When reading further articles about the topic, I found some interesting reports about big tech companies using microservices productively. That’s pretty interesting because reading theoretical books is one thing, but gaining insights and experience reports of real usage is another level of information.
One prominent early adopter of the microservices-approach is Netflix. Originally, this article was supposed to cover several copanies and their IT philosophies. But Netflix has is too interesting to write less than one article about it. Continue reading “Netflix’s army of monkeys”