Smart Endpoints. Smart Pipes. Smarter Microservices.

Overview:   This is the second post in a series on microservices. Read our previous post on the service computing environment: The Ephemeral Life of Dockerized Microservices. The use of microservices is a growing trend in application development because it provides an answer to the overhead incurred by monolithic applications. The practice of breaking apart…

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The Ephemeral Life of Dockerized Microservices


Overview When using the word ‘ephemeral’, it’s hard not to think of Snapchat these days, however, the concept applies to the on-demand computing pattern we promote here at with our task processing service IronWorker. At a glance, each Docker container in which a task runs is only alive for the duration of the process…

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