May 2015 Blog Posts

The 3 inspiring principles of microservices

The three inspiring principles of #microservices originate from: 1) Alan Kay definition of OO, 1967 2) Conway’s law, 1968 3) Unix design philosophy, 1969 1) Alan Kay definition of OO The big idea of OO for its inventor is “messaging”. OOP to Alan Kay means only messaging, local retention, protection and hiding of state-process, and extreme late-binding of all things. Internet, for OO inventor, is possibly the only real object-oriented system in working order, in which the basic unit of computation was a whole computer. A microservice runs in an isolated independent process, it's highly decoupled from other services, communicates only through a lightweight mechanism like...