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September 1st, 2015

030: SOA and Microservices

SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) is an architecture that shifts our focus from one big monolithic web app to smaller connected web apps. We discuss what an SOA app looks like in the real world and how it affects our codebases, deployment & DevOps.


Service Oriented Architecture and Microservices Show Summary

What is Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)?

  • In the PHP community, it is traditionally referred to as the Service Layer
  • Recently, the name has changed to Microservices;
  • Definition of SAO was introduced by Don Box from Microsoft when talking a

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Thank you Chris Thomas for authoring the show notes for this episode!

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