How to break apart a monolithic system safely without destroying your team
Moving from a monolith to microservices can be daunting. How do we choose the right bounded contexts? How small should services be? Which teams should get which services? And how do we keep things from falling apart?
By starting with the needs of the team, we can infer some useful heuristics for evolving from a monolithic architecture to a set of more loosely coupled services.
Matthew Skelton is co-founder of Skelton Thatcher Consulting / @matthewpskelton