Craig Kerstiens craigkerstiens.com

Give me back my monolith  ↦

It feels like we’re starting to pass the peak of the hype cycle of microservices. It’s no longer multiple times a week we now see a blog post of “How I migrated my monolith to 150 services”. Now I often hear a bit more of the counter: “I don’t hate my monolith, I just care that things stay performant”

What follows is an excellent rundown of all the advantages that a monolith has over microservices. For a real-world case study, listen to the details of Segment’s transition back to a monorepo.


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