How do you cut a monolith in half?

It depends. The problem with distributed systems, is that no matter what the question is, the answer is inevitably ‘It Depends’. When you cut a larger service apart, where you cut depends on latency,...

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Hasnain says:

“Aside: Writing a scheduler is hard. It is much easier to have 1000 while loops waiting for the right time, than one while loop waiting for which of the 1000 is first. A scheduler can track when it last ran something, but the work can’t rely on that being the last time it ran. Idempotency isn’t just your friend, it is your saviour.)”

Posted on 2021-02-09T08:30:56+0000