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How to Align Product Releases With Microservices Architecture Adoption

Published: 27 June 2019

ID: G00377035

Analyst(s): Scot MacLellan , Wataru Katsurashima


Microservices architecture enables agility and scalability, but it also increases complexity and is culturally and operationally disruptive. Product managers must work with development leaders to align product releases with a selective, evolutionary adoption approach to mitigate the change risk.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Align Product Releases With a Selective, Evolutionary Adoption Approach to MSA
    • Selective Approach With Multigrained Architecture
    • Evolutionary Approach to Microservices Architecture
  • Ensure Operational and Cultural Readiness Before MSA Adoption
  • Organize Negotiations With Small Development Teams

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