January 06, 2015 at 11:16PM
"The biggest challenge with microservices is testing." #readingToday  

The biggest challenge with microservices is testing. With a regular web application, an end-to-end test is easy: just click somewhere on the website, and see what changes in the database. But in our case, actions and eventual results are so far from another that it's difficult to see exact cause and effect. A problem might bubble up from a chain, but where in the chain did it go wrong? It's something we still haven't solved. 

Forget the hype, we're using microservices in production