How to drive an Event-driven Architecture for microservices

An Event-driven architecture (EDA) could be a candidate to realize a communication-basis between microservices and an approach to get the services mostly decoupled. The architectural pattern exist for a couple of years and has been described in papers and articles like [1,2,3]. However in this and the following post I won't repeat the theory in … Continue reading How to drive an Event-driven Architecture for microservices

A coffee with Kafka

A few months ago I got in touch with Kafka – the message broker Apache Kafka rather than Franz Kafka the novelist. Apache Kafka is simply a message broker which claims to be: Fast – Hundreds of MB r/w per second from thousands of clients Scalable Central data backbone – Data streams are partitioned and … Continue reading A coffee with Kafka