7 Microservices Architecture Books Every DevOps Enthusiast Must Read

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7 Microservices Architecture Books Every DevOps Enthusiast Must Read

These seven books will help software developers better understand microservices concepts and techniques to stay on the cutting edge.

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Microservices is the most talked-about term in the software industry today. Microservices architecture is what every software-powered company wants to embrace to eliminate the complexities of building larger applications with more dependencies. Microservices architecture is all about breaking down the large applications into small, individual, separate and scalable parts to make sure the dependency and failure effects are bare minimum or nil. The Microservices architecture also increases the overall efficiency since they are more comfortable to plug and play, and easy to manage. This article from smart bear explains microservices architecture in more detail.

Microservices and DevOps go hand-in-hand, and we want you to get some real knowledge on microservices not just by browsing the internet, but also by going through some of these books we are about to list. Our article, "Our journey to microservices: mono repo vs. multiple repositories," talks about our own journey towards microservices and some advanced concepts of a monorepo and multiple repositories.

Today, we will see some great books you should be reading about microservices that can help you enrich your microservices concepts and understanding even more.

Microservices Architecture Books

1. Building Microservices by Sam Newman

Building Microservices
This book talks about the simplest way of approaching microservices architecture. Distributed systems have grown more fine-grained in the past ten years, moving from code-heavy monolithic applications to smaller, self-contained microservices.

2. Production‑Ready Microservices: Building Standardized Systems by Susan J. Fowler

Production Ready Microservices
One of the most significant hurdles for companies who have embraced microservice architecture is the lack of architectural, operational, and organizational regularity. After breaking down a monolithic application or building a microservice ecosystem from scratch, many engineers are left wondering what's next. In this practical book, author Susan Fowler presents a set of microservice standards in depth, drawing from her experience standardizing over a thousand microservices at Uber.

3. Microservice Architecture: Aligning Principles, Practices, and Culture by Irakli Nadareishvili

Microservices Architecture-1
Microservices can have a real influence on your business—just ask Amazon and Netflix—but you can fall into many traps if you don’t approach them in the right way. This practical book covers the whole microservices landscape, including the principles, technologies, and methods of this unique, modular technique of system building. 

4. The Tao of Microservices by Richard Rodger

The Tao of Microservices
"The Tao of Microservices" leads you to understand how to implement microservice architectures in your real-world projects. This high-level book offers a conceptual sense of microservice design along with core concepts and their application in a much better way.

5. Spring Microservices in Action by John Carnell

Spring Microservices in Action"Spring Microservices in Action" explains how to build microservice-based applications using Java and the Spring platform.

6. Microservices: Flexible Software Architecture by Eberhard Wolff

Flexible Software Architecture Book by Eberhard Wolff
In this book, Eberhard Wolff presents all the knowledge and information you need about microservices. He elucidates microservices concepts, theories, architectures, and scenarios from a technology-neutral standpoint and shows how to execute them with today’s leading technologies, such as Docker, Java, Spring Boot, the Netflix stack, and Spring Cloud.

7. Mastering Microservices With Java by Sourabh Sharma

Mastering Microservices with Java Book by Sourabh Sharma

This book is for Java developers who are accustomed to microservices architecture and now need to take a deeper dive into efficiently executing microservices at the enterprise level. A reasonable knowledge level and understanding of core microservice elements and applications is required.

I believe these seven books are all you need to enrich your knowledge about microservices. 

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