Have we reached peak microservices? Sure, the architectural pattern is powerful. But have we gone round the bend and arrived at hypetown? Now that stories of actual implementations are being shared, will the cost of increased complexity hijack the primary narrative?
While pondering the ramifications for the coming year, I also talk about numerous other trends: service meshes, reactive microservices, webhooks/pubsub, and more. It's an accessment of the horizon. While we may not make it everywhere, there's a fair amount of ground we'll cover in 2018.
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