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Getting Started: Microservices Architecture

Get started with Microservices Architecture with AWS Solution Architect James Eastham

Embark on a journey with 'Getting Started with Microservices Architecture' meticulously crafted by James Eastham, a Solution Architect at AWS. This course is your gateway to mastering the intricacies of microservices architecture, a pivotal skill in today's tech landscape. James, with his extensive real-world experience, delves deep into the fundamentals of microservices, ensuring a solid foundation for learners of all levels. This course is designed not only to impart theoretical knowledge but also to equip you with practical skills, essential for navigating the complexities of modern software development. Whether you're a budding developer, an aspiring architect, or a seasoned professional, this course offers valuable insights into the modular world of microservices. By the end of this course, you'll have a comprehensive understanding of how microservices operate, how they enhance scalability and flexibility, and why they're a preferred choice for contemporary applications. Join James Eastham in this enlightening journey, and unlock the door to a new realm of architectural possibilities.

Curriculum

Welcome

0:51

What will you learn in this course?

1:21

Who is the course for and prerequisites

1:38

The Monolith

5:27

Service Oriented Architecture

3:08

Microservices

3:42

Finding Microservice Boundaries

5:26

Key Concepts of Microservices

5:15

The Good and the Bad of Microservices

2:20

The Fallacies of Distributed Computing

4:32

Are microservices right for you?

4:14

Coupling

4:17

Understanding microservice boundaries

5:12

Sharing Data

4:18

Microservice Communication - Synchronous

2:35

Microservice Communication - Asynchronous

3:12

Dealing with Consistency

3:53

Microservice Deployment

3:29

Code sharing

4:39

Service Discovery

3:47

Optimize for rate of change

2:50

How big is a microservice?

3:32

Enterprise Integration Patterns

3:41

Shared Data

5:45

Request/Response

12:14

Publish/Subscribe

6:56

Point to Point Integrations

6:44

Event Driven Architecture

8:51

Streaming & Batch Processing

5:59

Distributed transactions

10:47

Choosing the right communication method

5:22

Integrating with external services

7:49

API First Design

3:32

Everything fails all the time

4:33

Handling failures in microservices

4:33

Timeouts and retries

4:05

Circuit breakers

7:07

Bulkheads

5:00

Understanding idempotency

3:20

Vertical vs horizontal scaling

4:42

Caching

5:57

Chaos engineering and planning for failure

3:51

Optimize for feedback loops

3:31

Types of testing

4:38

Unit testing

5:15

Integration Testing

8:45

End to end tests, yes or no?

7:13

Testing in production

3:53

Testing non-functional requirements

3:52

Containers or serverless?

5:18

The Basics of CI/CD

5:24

Deploy vs release

3:48

Canaries & Blue Green Deployments

7:27

Feature flagging

5:44

Observability vs monitoring

3:07

Distributed tracing

7:14

Log aggregation

5:02

Metrics

4:40

Alerting

5:23

Service Level Objectives

5:16

Conways Law

5:26

The Human Side of Microservices

3:21

Team Topologies

6:43

What about the frontend?

2:40

Shift left and autonomy

5:18

Course Info

Level:
Getting Started
Duration:
5h 20m

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About the Author

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James Eastham

James Eastham is a Senior Cloud Architect at Amazon Web Services and content creator. He has over 10 years experience in software, at all layers of the application stack.
He has worked in front-line support, database administration, backend development and now works with some of the biggest companies in the world architecting systems using AWS technologies.
James produces content on YouTube, focused around building applications with serverless technologies using .NET, Java & Rust.

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