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 detail, I’d rather like to describe how to sketch an EDA based system and just sometimes use quotations of the papers above – like :
An event is a notable thing that happens inside or outside your business.
Weiterlesen „How to drive an Event-driven Architecture for microservices“
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
- Central data backbone – Data streams are partitioned and spread over a cluster of machines
- Durable – Messages are persisted on disk and replicated within the cluster
- Fault-tolerance – Cluster-centric design
Weiterlesen „A coffee with Kafka“