What is involved in Microservices
Find out what the related areas are that Microservices connects with, associates with, correlates with or affects, and which require thought, deliberation, analysis, review and discussion. This unique checklist stands out in a sense that it is not per-se designed to give answers, but to engage the reader and lay out a Microservices thinking-frame.
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Below you will find a quick checklist designed to help you think about which Microservices related domains to cover and 139 essential critical questions to check off in that domain.
The following domains are covered:
Microservices, Amazon Standard Identification Number, Application programming interface, Case study, Cloud application, Communications protocol, Computer network, Continuous delivery, Continuous deployment, Conway’s law, Cross-cutting concern, Distributed software, Domain-driven design, Everything is a file, Fallacies of distributed computing, Fault tolerance, Function call, Hewlett Packard Labs, Load balancing, Loose coupling, Message format, Modular programming, Monolithic application, Monolithic system, Network latency, Network traffic, Representational state transfer, Resource-oriented computing, Self-contained Systems, Serverless computing, Service-oriented architecture, Service granularity principle, Shared memory, Software component, Software deployment, Software development, Software ecosystem, Software interface, Software library, Software testing, Unix philosophy, User interface, Web-oriented architecture, Web service:
Microservices Critical Criteria:
Deliberate Microservices issues and observe effective Microservices.
– Think about the functions involved in your Microservices project. what processes flow from these functions?
– Will new equipment/products be required to facilitate Microservices delivery for example is new software needed?
– What potential environmental factors impact the Microservices effort?
Amazon Standard Identification Number Critical Criteria:
Concentrate on Amazon Standard Identification Number issues and explain and analyze the challenges of Amazon Standard Identification Number.
– Consider your own Microservices project. what types of organizational problems do you think might be causing or affecting your problem, based on the work done so far?
– What are the disruptive Microservices technologies that enable our organization to radically change our business processes?
Application programming interface Critical Criteria:
Participate in Application programming interface results and reduce Application programming interface costs.
– Who will be responsible for documenting the Microservices requirements in detail?
– Do Microservices rules make a reasonable demand on a users capabilities?
Case study Critical Criteria:
Unify Case study tactics and reinforce and communicate particularly sensitive Case study decisions.
– How do you incorporate cycle time, productivity, cost control, and other efficiency and effectiveness factors into these Microservices processes?
– How do we ensure that implementations of Microservices products are done in a way that ensures safety?
– How can you measure Microservices in a systematic way?
Cloud application Critical Criteria:
Chart Cloud application goals and learn.
– What do I need to do specifically in my cloud application so that it can restore itself back to original state in an event of failure (hardware or software)?
– What is our formula for success in Microservices ?
– Why is Microservices important for you now?
– Are we Working with cloud applications?
Communications protocol Critical Criteria:
Experiment with Communications protocol quality and modify and define the unique characteristics of interactive Communications protocol projects.
– What are the top 3 things at the forefront of our Microservices agendas for the next 3 years?
– How do we make it meaningful in connecting Microservices with what users do day-to-day?
– How do we keep improving Microservices?
Computer network Critical Criteria:
Have a session on Computer network leadership and summarize a clear Computer network focus.
– Who is the main stakeholder, with ultimate responsibility for driving Microservices forward?
– Meeting the challenge: are missed Microservices opportunities costing us money?
– Is the illegal entry into a private computer network a crime in your country?
– Can Management personnel recognize the monetary benefit of Microservices?
Continuous delivery Critical Criteria:
Devise Continuous delivery quality and define Continuous delivery competency-based leadership.
– A competitive edge, excellent. Focus on continuous delivery. Move on to continuous deployment because that is going to provide your business value. But look at your individual business. Look at your environment and say is that what gives us the competitive edge?
– Does your organization run a Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) process?
– Do you monitor the effectiveness of your Microservices activities?
– How do we Improve Microservices service perception, and satisfaction?
– Does your organization hope to achieve continuous delivery?
Continuous deployment Critical Criteria:
Demonstrate Continuous deployment outcomes and attract Continuous deployment skills.
– What Agile Management Method do you use when your Development DevOps team is working in Continuous Deployment mode?
– Do we all define Microservices in the same way?
Conway’s law Critical Criteria:
Audit Conway’s law goals and change contexts.
– Does Microservices analysis isolate the fundamental causes of problems?
– What business benefits will Microservices goals deliver if achieved?
Cross-cutting concern Critical Criteria:
Grade Cross-cutting concern strategies and overcome Cross-cutting concern skills and management ineffectiveness.
– What other jobs or tasks affect the performance of the steps in the Microservices process?
– Is Microservices Realistic, or are you setting yourself up for failure?
Distributed software Critical Criteria:
Canvass Distributed software quality and assess what counts with Distributed software that we are not counting.
– Can we do Microservices without complex (expensive) analysis?
– How can the value of Microservices be defined?
Domain-driven design Critical Criteria:
Mix Domain-driven design strategies and overcome Domain-driven design skills and management ineffectiveness.
– What are your current levels and trends in key measures or indicators of Microservices product and process performance that are important to and directly serve your customers? how do these results compare with the performance of your competitors and other organizations with similar offerings?
– A compounding model resolution with available relevant data can often provide insight towards a solution methodology; which Microservices models, tools and techniques are necessary?
– How do we Identify specific Microservices investment and emerging trends?
Everything is a file Critical Criteria:
Investigate Everything is a file management and proactively manage Everything is a file risks.
– At what point will vulnerability assessments be performed once Microservices is put into production (e.g., ongoing Risk Management after implementation)?
Fallacies of distributed computing Critical Criteria:
Graph Fallacies of distributed computing visions and report on setting up Fallacies of distributed computing without losing ground.
– What is the source of the strategies for Microservices strengthening and reform?
– Think of your Microservices project. what are the main functions?
– Why should we adopt a Microservices framework?
Fault tolerance Critical Criteria:
Confer re Fault tolerance outcomes and test out new things.
– How do you determine the key elements that affect Microservices workforce satisfaction? how are these elements determined for different workforce groups and segments?
– What are the fault tolerance, failover, and disaster recovery plans?
Function call Critical Criteria:
Consider Function call tactics and secure Function call creativity.
– How can you negotiate Microservices successfully with a stubborn boss, an irate client, or a deceitful coworker?
– What role does communication play in the success or failure of a Microservices project?
– To what extent does management recognize Microservices as a tool to increase the results?
Hewlett Packard Labs Critical Criteria:
Model after Hewlett Packard Labs tasks and reinforce and communicate particularly sensitive Hewlett Packard Labs decisions.
– What are the usability implications of Microservices actions?
– Is Microservices Required?
Load balancing Critical Criteria:
Chat re Load balancing projects and assess what counts with Load balancing that we are not counting.
– Is the Microservices organization completing tasks effectively and efficiently?
– What is a feature of dns server load balancing?
– What load balancing technique should we use?
Loose coupling Critical Criteria:
Collaborate on Loose coupling tasks and innovate what needs to be done with Loose coupling.
– Where do ideas that reach policy makers and planners as proposals for Microservices strengthening and reform actually originate?
– Have you identified your Microservices key performance indicators?
– Does our organization need more Microservices education?
Message format Critical Criteria:
Reason over Message format goals and finalize specific methods for Message format acceptance.
– What are all of our Microservices domains and what do they do?
– How can we improve Microservices?
Modular programming Critical Criteria:
Huddle over Modular programming management and find the essential reading for Modular programming researchers.
Monolithic application Critical Criteria:
Track Monolithic application decisions and probe Monolithic application strategic alliances.
– Do those selected for the Microservices team have a good general understanding of what Microservices is all about?
– How do we go about Comparing Microservices approaches/solutions?
– Are we Assessing Microservices and Risk?
Monolithic system Critical Criteria:
Pay attention to Monolithic system governance and stake your claim.
– What new services of functionality will be implemented next with Microservices ?
– Who are the people involved in developing and implementing Microservices?
Network latency Critical Criteria:
Look at Network latency goals and spearhead techniques for implementing Network latency.
– Think about the kind of project structure that would be appropriate for your Microservices project. should it be formal and complex, or can it be less formal and relatively simple?
– What will be the consequences to the business (financial, reputation etc) if Microservices does not go ahead or fails to deliver the objectives?
– What knowledge, skills and characteristics mark a good Microservices project manager?
Network traffic Critical Criteria:
Collaborate on Network traffic management and pay attention to the small things.
– Which individuals, teams or departments will be involved in Microservices?
– What are the Essentials of Internal Microservices Management?
– Is network traffic screening possible?
– What is Effective Microservices?
Representational state transfer Critical Criteria:
Win new insights about Representational state transfer strategies and achieve a single Representational state transfer view and bringing data together.
– How do we know that any Microservices analysis is complete and comprehensive?
– Is Microservices dependent on the successful delivery of a current project?
Resource-oriented computing Critical Criteria:
Do a round table on Resource-oriented computing quality and secure Resource-oriented computing creativity.
– How will you know that the Microservices project has been successful?
Self-contained Systems Critical Criteria:
Devise Self-contained Systems quality and report on the economics of relationships managing Self-contained Systems and constraints.
– In a project to restructure Microservices outcomes, which stakeholders would you involve?
– Are we making progress? and are we making progress as Microservices leaders?
– Does Microservices appropriately measure and monitor risk?
Serverless computing Critical Criteria:
Define Serverless computing governance and question.
– What are internal and external Microservices relations?
– Are there recognized Microservices problems?
Service-oriented architecture Critical Criteria:
Gauge Service-oriented architecture strategies and shift your focus.
– Who will be responsible for deciding whether Microservices goes ahead or not after the initial investigations?
Service granularity principle Critical Criteria:
Read up on Service granularity principle decisions and suggest using storytelling to create more compelling Service granularity principle projects.
– What are your most important goals for the strategic Microservices objectives?
– How will you measure your Microservices effectiveness?
Shared memory Critical Criteria:
Check Shared memory leadership and prioritize challenges of Shared memory.
– Is maximizing Microservices protection the same as minimizing Microservices loss?
– What are the business goals Microservices is aiming to achieve?
– Who sets the Microservices standards?
Software component Critical Criteria:
Guide Software component planning and attract Software component skills.
– Which customers cant participate in our Microservices domain because they lack skills, wealth, or convenient access to existing solutions?
– Can we answer questions like: Are all identified requirements allocated to software components?
Software deployment Critical Criteria:
Explore Software deployment planning and probe the present value of growth of Software deployment.
Software development Critical Criteria:
Deduce Software development issues and modify and define the unique characteristics of interactive Software development projects.
– Many teams will find that informal modeling sessions around whiteboards will be sufficient, although sometimes more formal modeling sessions, such as Joint Application Design (JAD) strategies or stakeholder interviews will work best. How will nonfunctional requirements pertaining to availability, security, performance, and many other factors be addressed?
– How will nonfunctional requirements pertaining to availability, security, performance, and many other factors be addressed?
– How could agile approach be taken into consideration when recruiting personnel and allocating people into projects?
– How do scaling issues affect the manner in which you fulfill your goal of identifying your initial scope?
– Will Agile advantages be able to overcome the well-known existing problems in software development?
– Do not ISO 9000 and CMM certifications loose their meaning when applied to the software industry?
– Is it important to have a very detailed specification and design before moving to implementation?
– Are there cultural or organizational issues that may affect the system development?
– Who would benefit from the framework(s) and how could it (they) be utilized?
– Can agile project management be adopted by industries other than software development?
– What other types of systems might be able to benefit from this component?
– To what level of detail will you capture the requirements, if at all?
– Do we use kanban, and know how it compares to scrum?
– What does software development maturity really mean?
– What Can We Learn From a Theory of Complexity?
– Is the system subject to external regulation?
– What are you planning to complete today?
– How do Agile projects prioritize work?
– Why Agile, and Why Now?
Software ecosystem Critical Criteria:
Model after Software ecosystem quality and use obstacles to break out of ruts.
– What vendors make products that address the Microservices needs?
– Is there any existing Microservices governance structure?
Software interface Critical Criteria:
Categorize Software interface tasks and find the essential reading for Software interface researchers.
– For your Microservices project, identify and describe the business environment. is there more than one layer to the business environment?
– How does the organization define, manage, and improve its Microservices processes?
– How is the value delivered by Microservices being measured?
Software library Critical Criteria:
Weigh in on Software library outcomes and assess and formulate effective operational and Software library strategies.
– How to deal with Microservices Changes?
– What are our Microservices Processes?
Software testing Critical Criteria:
Canvass Software testing governance and devote time assessing Software testing and its risk.
– What are the Key enablers to make this Microservices move?
Unix philosophy Critical Criteria:
Scan Unix philosophy governance and adjust implementation of Unix philosophy.
User interface Critical Criteria:
Consult on User interface results and pioneer acquisition of User interface systems.
– What other organizational variables, such as reward systems or communication systems, affect the performance of this Microservices process?
– What if we substitute prototyping for user interface screens on paper?
– Does a User interface survey show which search ui is better ?
– Will Microservices deliverables need to be tested and, if so, by whom?
Web-oriented architecture Critical Criteria:
Mix Web-oriented architecture leadership and spearhead techniques for implementing Web-oriented architecture.
– Can we add value to the current Microservices decision-making process (largely qualitative) by incorporating uncertainty modeling (more quantitative)?
– How much does Microservices help?
Web service Critical Criteria:
Chat re Web service planning and correct better engagement with Web service results.
– Do we cover the five essential competencies-Communication, Collaboration,Innovation, Adaptability, and Leadership that improve an organizations ability to leverage the new Microservices in a volatile global economy?
– Expose its policy engine via web services for use by third-party systems (e.g. provisioning, help desk solutions)?
– How does this standard provide users the ability to access applications and services through web services?
– Why is it important to have senior management support for a Microservices project?
– What is the best strategy going forward for data center disaster recovery?
– Amazon web services is which type of cloud computing distribution model?
– How would one define Microservices leadership?
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To address the criteria in this checklist, these selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information:
Microservices External links:
Project Mosaic—Frontend Microservices
Datawire – Resilient Microservices Architecture
Azure Service Fabric—Building Microservices | Microsoft Azure
Amazon Standard Identification Number External links:
Amazon Standard Identification Number – WOW.com
Amazon Standard Identification Number – Infogalactic: …
Application programming interface External links:
BEA Data Application Programming Interface (API)
Case study External links:
How to Write a Better Title – a Recipe Book Case Study
[PDF]Case Study Titles and Descriptions – Feng Shui …
How Do I Cite a Case Study – EasyBib Blog
Cloud application External links:
Morpheus | Cloud Application Management & …
nirmata | Multi-Cloud Application Management
About Cloud Foundry | Open Source Cloud Application …
Communications protocol External links:
Modbus-Simple Communications Protocol
Computer network External links:
Computer Network Specialists, Inc.
Computer Networks – Journal – Elsevier
Continuous delivery External links:
GoCD – Open Source Continuous Delivery and Automation …
What is Continuous Delivery? – Continuous Delivery
Continuous Delivery – DevOn
Continuous deployment External links:
Continuous delivery is sometimes confused with continuous deployment. Continuous deployment means that every change is automatically deployed to production. Continuous delivery means that the team ensures every change can be deployed to production but may choose not to do it, usually due to business reasons.
Continuous Deployment Tools for DevOps | Opsani
Conway’s law External links:
Demystifying Conway’s Law | ThoughtWorks
Conway’s Law – California Institute of Technology
Cross-cutting concern External links:
What is Cross-Cutting Concern | IGI Global
Distributed software External links:
[PDF]IBM Distributed Software PT64366 Passport …
Domain-driven design External links:
Domain-Driven Design Belgium (Brussels) | Meetup
DSL Platform – Domain-Driven Design
Fallacies of distributed computing External links:
[PDF]Fallacies of Distributed Computing Explained
“The Eight Fallacies of Distributed Computing” by …
Fault tolerance External links:
Function call External links:
Function Call (C) – msdn.microsoft.com
Function Call (C++) – msdn.microsoft.com
Function Call (C++) | Microsoft Docs
Hewlett Packard Labs External links:
Hewlett Packard Labs | The Machine User Group
Load balancing External links:
Load Balancer | Load Balancing – KEMP Technologies
Traffic Manager – Cloud load balancing | Microsoft Azure
Zevenet | Challenging Easiness | Load balancing made easy
Loose coupling External links:
Loose Coupling | cloudcomputingpatterns.github.io
What is loose coupling? – Definition from WhatIs.com
Message format External links:
i need help with text message format | Verizon Community
How to Set the Default Message Format in Outlook
Internet Message Format – U.S. Department of Veterans …
Modular programming External links:
ERIC – Modular Programming of Curricula., Higher …
What is Modular Programming? – Definition from Techopedia
Monolithic system External links:
3 Dimensional Monolithic System on a Chip (3DSoC)
Network latency External links:
Network Latency – Comparing the Impact on Your …
Internet Backbone Network Latency Test Tool
Large mailbox migrations are slow because of network latency
Network traffic External links:
WAN Killer – Network Traffic Generator | SolarWinds
Step 4: Allowing Inbound Network Traffic that Uses …
Sparrowiq.com – Network Traffic Monitoring & Analysis Tools
Representational state transfer External links:
Representational State Transfer (REST) – Service Architecture
Self-contained Systems External links:
Vertical Self-contained Systems – Mammoth
V-Cube™ Vertical Self-Contained Systems
Self-Contained Systems | Daikin Applied
Serverless computing External links:
What is Serverless Computing? – Quora
Serverless Computing | Microsoft Azure
Serverless Computing – Amazon Web Services
Shared memory External links:
ORA-04031: unable to allocate bytes of shared memory tips
Software component External links:
Web based itrezzo Self Service Update software component
Software deployment External links:
Software Deployment – PC Power Management – IT …
Software Deployment Jobs, Employment | Indeed.com
WPKG | Open Source Software Deployment and Distribution
Software development External links:
Gordon Darby – Government Software Development
Online Education and Software Development | Smart Horizons
Software ecosystem External links:
What is Software Ecosystem | IGI Global
Software library External links:
StdLib — Function as a Service Software Library
Software Library – NeoSmart Technologies
VraySUMO – Software library for designer
Software testing External links:
PractiTest: Software Testing & QA Test Management Tools
Software Testing and Deployment | Olenick
Applause | Software Testing, User Feedback & Market …
Unix philosophy External links:
The Unix Philosophy | Linux Journal
Unix Philosophy – theword.store
The UNIX philosophy (Book, 1995) [WorldCat.org]
User interface External links:
EWS User Interface
Datatel User Interface 5.3
Login – Terminal Customer User Interface – Colonial Pipeline
Web-oriented architecture External links:
Web-Oriented Architecture (WOA) – Gartner IT Glossary
Web service External links:
MSU Police Web Service
kumo cloud™ Mobile App and Web Service for HVAC Control
Tax Data Systems – Sales Tax Rates Web Service