JSON Micro-Service configuration with PM2

Introduction As you already know, PM2 is a production process manager. In this post I will show you how and why PM2 is best fit to deploy microservices-oriented applications. Micro-Service architecture What is it ? There is a lot to say about the microservices architecture. Basically, it is a design pattern in which an application is the sum of many smaller independently deployable applications (services). Each one of these smaller apps is designed to do a specific task and do it well. When to…

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Alexandre Strzelewicz

Micro Services (& PM2) to The Rescue!

In 2012, I was hired to lead a team of developers at the faculty of medicine at a Canadian university. The portfolio consisted of over 40 applications, some very small, that were built in a monolithic fashion in VB.NET using a SQL Server back-end. A few applications were build in other languages, but all ran on Microsoft servers. The previous team shared functionality between these applications by cutting and pasting code, or by rewriting code to do the same thing over and over again. These app…

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Alexandre Strzelewicz

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