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Business object centric microservices patterns

AAC De Alwis, A Barros, C Fidge, A Polyvyanyy

On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems: OTM 2019 Conferences, Confederated International Conferences: CoopIS, ODBASE, C&TC 2019, Rhodes, Greece, October 21–25, 2019, Proceedings | Springer | Published : 2019

Abstract

A key impediment towards maturing microservice architecture conceptions is the uncertainty about what it means to design fine-grained functionality for microservices. Under a traditional service-oriented architecture (SOA), the unit of functionality for software components concerns individual business domain objects and encapsulated operations, enabling desirable architectural properties such as high cohesion and loose-coupling of its components. However, at present it is not clear how this SOA design strategy should be refined for microservices nor, more generally, how design considerations for different degrees of granularity apply, in a consistent and systematic way, for large SOA systems..

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