January 6, 2016

Microservices Are Not the Same Thing as Components

lego builders photo by simone mescoliniMention cloud, mention DevOps and it won’t be long before microservices enters the discussion. But what is, or are, microservices? The name implies something small – but what? Is it a part of a bigger thing or a piece of discrete functionality? And how are microservices different to application components? And why should we care?

An application component is a small part of an application, obviously. It is a function, a sub-element, sometimes an extension or a plug-in extra...

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