In November 2010 Thomas Thwaites - a designer from the UK - gave a TED talk about his idea to build a toaster from scratch. He bought a cheap toaster from his local appliance store and was very surprised that this cheap toaster was consisting of 404 different parts made of 100+ materials. His journey was paved with failure and setbacks, but nine month later he came up with ... let's say with something that looked remotely like a toaster, but was only working for 2 seconds, before it melted down. Thomas Thwaites' journey reminded me in some kind of the struggles with transforming a monolith to microservices - especially in terms of the myriad of infrastructure complexities that comes with microservices. In this keynote I am talking about some options how a small team can handle infrastructure complexities and deliver business value.
This keynote was held at Voxxed Days Microservices in Paris on 29th October 2018.