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Discussion on: Why do microservices need an API Gateway?

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Peter Johnston

There is, it’s improving the single monolith to be easier to develop in. Shopify has been doing this for years. The problem is microservices are cool and people jump ship to them before putting any effort into solving their existing problems

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yes, rightly said! my teams have adopted vertical slice architecture which deals with scaling human resources pretty well and a lot of performance optimizations + a good caching strategy has saved us from having to invest in microservices for the moment. maybe in v2.0 they can move to microservices but I'm out the door if they decide to do so 😁