What is a good size for a microservice?

To be able to answer that we should start from a different question: what kind of problems we believe smaller/independently deployable codebases solve better than a monolithic codebase with a single deployment unit? I think there are two main problems microservices can help solving: runtime scaling iteration speed Depending

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Pull Requests that make code reviewers smile

Pull Requests (PR) are central to most software development organisations these days. Modern source control tools such as Github or Continuous Integration ones like CircleCI have helped a lot making them more accessible. Yet, it seems developers consider PRs mostly as something that you need get through to get your

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Hibernate and Domain Model Design

When I first learned about Hibernate about 12 years ago (I guess just about when it was at its peak) I found it to be one of the coolest libraries ever created. Hibernate made it possible to use OOD in practice! Build complex domain model graphs that were not only

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