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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Why Over-Reusing is Bad

One of the Holy Grails of software development has always been reuse. In the following post I want to focus on reuse of application logic in its different forms. I will not cover reuse on more abstract levels like ideas or patterns. This will be a two part series where

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Rebuilding software is inevitable

No matter how good the initial design is it will start degrading once it's out there. Software design seems to follow the 2nd law of thermodynamics - in a software system the amount of entropy tends to increase over time. The moment something is released new requirements will start bombarding

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