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Jan
29

Microservices rules: part 1 - overview

I recently gave a presentation about microservices rules, a set of 11 best practices that organizations should follow when adopting
3 min read
Jan
16

Preventing the descent into unmaintainable hell: tracking and improving architecture metrics

Previously, I described how you can prevent your applications descent into hell by tracking the DORA metrics and the DevEx
4 min read
Jan
01
Preventing the descent into unmaintainable hell: tracking and improving DevEx metrics

Preventing the descent into unmaintainable hell: tracking and improving DevEx metrics

As I previously described, one way organizations can prevent their descent into unmaintainable hell is by tracking the DORA metrics.
3 min read
Dec
19

Thoughts about team size

I recently saw a LinkedIn post about team size: In many orgs, Amazon’s 2-pizza team approach is a poor
4 min read
Dec
11
Should I use a microservice to do X? And other design questions

Should I use a microservice to do X? And other design questions

Recently, in response to my call for questions, a reader asked about how to design microservices for their financial services
2 min read
Nov
30
Preventing the descent into unmaintainable hell: tracking and improving the DORA metrics

Preventing the descent into unmaintainable hell: tracking and improving the DORA metrics

As I previously described, sooner or later, many software applications become unmaintainable. Applications devolve into a tangled and fragile mess
3 min read
Nov
10

Got questions about microservices?

Do you have a burning question about the microservice architecture? Struggling with a design issue at work? I'd
Nov
03

Building bad software quickly (and how to avoid it)

Over the past year, I’ve talked to numerous developers who have said our application is ‘****’, it’s so complex
4 min read
Oct
13

A service should exist to solve a problem

This article is follow up to my previous article, Thoughts about service granularity. It digs deeper into the idea that
6 min read
Sep
21

Q&A Session - Thursday September 28th at 7.30am PT