Allow separate teams to set when their train leaves the station. I haven't actually got any separation between what is shared and what is hidden. The idea is you turn that dial up, you deploy some services, you learn from that, if it works, you keep turning that dial. It's worth bearing in mind that this is a distributed system. Look, isn't it great? This one looks a bit odd, but has been something that I proposed a number of times for a certain startup-type organizations. Thinking here logically of moving this functionality into a new place, in our situation, that's going to be into a microservice architecture. With many illustrative examples, insightful migration patterns, and a bevy of practical advice to transition your monolith enterprise into a microservice operation, this practical guide covers multiple scenarios and strategies for a successful migration, from initial planning all the way through application and database decomposition. Patterns to help you incrementally migrate from a monolith to microservices. How to decompose that monolith into microservices. I spoke to Peter, I think, last year, so this is about six years on, they still haven't changed. This sounds like a lot of fun, right? This approach is an example of the Strangler pattern and allows for a controlled decomposition of a monolith into a set of microservices. Slides: Video: This video is also available in the GOTO Play video app! Once I'm happy, [inaudible 00:36:28] working, I then, if I want to, it is optional, clean up the code. I pull my financial transactions back from this place. We can think about the classical monolith, which I think many of you have in your head, which is all of my code is packaged together into a single process. When we move to this sort of world now, how much I paid for stuff is over in the ledger table here. Clearly, these parallel runs are a big thing in the Perl community. We start to wrap our new system around it. Well, at that point, we've got to move the data over. If you haven't heard of circuit breakers before, they are an important pattern that can help you with keeping your service resilient. That might not be good for you. youtu.be/9I9GdS... 18. Traditionally, we would consider these two activities to be one and the same. How do you do it while maintaining business-as-usual? I've done this a few times. And so we're going to make use of some kind of HTTP proxy. Big Bang rebuilds of systems are so 20th century. ... We’re going to look at some more low-level data decomposition patterns now and explore the impact they can have. All of our calls out to SMTP libraries, and calling out to Twilio to send SMSes, or sending Tick Tock messages. Big Bang rebuilds of systems are so 20th century. For many of them, if you could find a good way of defining these module boundaries, it's good enough, right? You might say, "I'm going to create an invoicing service, and look, all of my code is in a nice box in my monolithic code base called invoicing. In this situation here, when a call comes into the abstraction point, I'm going to call both implementations. In many ways, this is true Liskov substitution principle. If it adds like 200 milliseconds of latency but adding 1 network hop, you're going to need to pause your microservice migration because you've got big issues that need to be solved. This is about 10 years ago now. Patterns to help you incrementally migrate from a monolith to microservices. We have this vision of the monolith as being this sort of single, impenetrable block, which no change can be made to. I consent to InfoQ.com handling my data as explained in this, By subscribing to this email, we may send you content based on your previous topic interests. You scratch a little surface deep on any digital transformation that's going on around the world, and microservices are just below the surface. I, of course, also want microservices. ... We’re going to look at some more low-level data decomposition patterns now and explore the impact they can have. Adding new services into that mix is likely going to make your world much more difficult. As I hear stories about teams using a microservices architecture, I've noticed a common pattern. You want to get something from your monolithic system, you want to extract some functionality, have it talk to the monolith, integrate with the monolith, and do that as quickly as you possibly can. You should go to Orkney if you can, loads of fantastic monoliths there. This is why everyone's scared about anything happening in production. Patterns to help you incrementally migrate from a monolith to microservices. That would've allow us to get the list of IDs, but the problem is, if you're doing a join out to the album to tell us what things we should be using, that's not going to work very well. Although it might just look like a big, giant box, really, when we apply it to a domain-driven design sort of model and project a logical model onto that monolith, we realize, "No, we've got things in here around order management, and invoicing, and loyalty, and PDF rendering, and sending notifications to clients, and recommending new items to our customers." We want to leave the functionality in the monolith as well. We thought it was our software. The atomic unit of monolith decomposition includes: decouple the new service; Redirect all consumers to new service; Retire the old code path in the monolith. When you're ready, when you think the functionality is equivalent to the old system, you just reconfigure the proxy to divert calls from the old functionality over into your new functionality. Just be aware of that. It's not like zero and one. This is the golden rule of microservices. On a slide, that's really easy. Breaking The Monolith Migrating Your Legacy Portfolio to the Cloud with Spring and Cloud Foundry Rohit Kelapure, Pieter Humphrey 2. The idea with the release train, you just eventually get rid of it. Instead, we need to go and do a join operation in the application tier. Once you trust the old implementation, you say, "Let's now trust the new implementation. It's not being used. I think the original version was written for C++, I think, but the code examples of this have been done in Java, Ruby, .NET, Python, and things. This is someone saying, "I think I might want to do microservices in the beginning. They're going to hit you in production. Overall I found this book to be an excellent, practical guide to approaching a monolith decomposition, though I have a few issues with it. That's how production becomes this gated environment. If we have a problem, we hit an issue in production, we've got an extremely fast remediation technique, we just change the proxy configuration, or divert the traffic back to the monolith because the functionality is still there. For a short period of time, this is acceptable, but long term it's not and this is because one of the golden rules of databases after independent deployability is thou shalt not share databases. If your biggest issue is a developer whinging about they haven't got enough RAM to run all the microservices on their laptop, you're doing quite well, but it might also mean you're not in production yet. No, it was like training wheels on a bike. When we think about microservice migrations, the metaphor I try and use is, it's not like a switch. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. You just execute both implementations and you compare the results. 9 October 2019 2 Decomposition Patterns • Decompose by Business Capability • Decompose by Subdomain 03 3. A distributed system is one where your system consists of more than one computer talking to each other over non-local network. Finance functionality manages our financial transactions. It's all really interesting, you start defining the service interfaces on the monolith to expose that information, you start to see the shape emerge of other prospective services. That functionality lives inside the monolithic system. Now, in terms of efforts or restructuring refactoring code, I can strongly recommend this book, "Working Effectively with Legacy Code" by Michael Feathers. Gently does it… Microservices may sound like an obvious solution for the problems that typically bedevil legacy monoliths. There should be some sort of dark ominous music at this point. Now, you have to consider what is your source of truth here. Download it to enjoy offline access to our conference videos while on the move. We take our software, we deploy it, and the act of deployment is the same as releasing our software to our production users. I've got a brand new book that is out as of the end of last year called "Monolith to Microservices," which is out now. I think a lot of people are running around doing microservices, "I want to microservice, you want to microservice, we want to microservice. They sort of uses wherever they're refactoring critical code paths in your application. Branch by abstraction is a pattern you may have heard of in the context of trunk based development, which, I think, is a very good way of developing software. Software is changing the world. They'll say, "The thing I want to extract is the invoicing functionality. When I first did this, we didn't do a live comparison, we did an offline comparison. We end up with a much higher cost of change. 2 comments. They basically take root in the canopy of trees and they send tendrils down around the tree and wrap themselves around the existing structure. A virtual conference for senior software engineers and architects on the trends, best practices and solutions leveraged by the world's most innovative software shops. Delivered in-person and remotely. This technique can be incredibly useful because you get a direct live comparison, and not just of the functional equivalency, but also the acceptable non-functionals. We've decided that we're going to extract our invoicing functionality, but "oh, no" we need data and the data is over here. Because we've broken our code down into those modules, this does give us a degree of independent working. Branch by abstracting is also incredibly useful as a pattern in this context as well. This is what's going to hurt you. Why? I could even remove the old code. This is pre-GFC, so it was very interesting. The calls that used to go to the monolithic application is instead going to have to be diverted to where the new functionality lives. All of our join operations goes from being done in a relational tear up into the application tier. We've got all these inbound links. You don't have to stick your neck above the parapet. The second thing is that microservices shouldn't be a default choice. Newman: We're going to be talking today about microservice decomposition patterns, hence the kind of nasty jellyfish type thing because they're sort of these tangled entities that also sting us and might kill us. This all helps us sort of ship software more quickly. Now you're just going to delete that class, it's gone. Presentations
The next thing we're going to do is to start working on our brand new service. In this video I’m sharing in this blog post is that Sam Newman shares some key principles and a number of patterns to use to incrementally decompose an existing system into microservices. Monolith Decomposition Patterns. If we try really hard, we can completely rewrite the system, and we won't make any of the mistakes we made in the past, and we'll have all the existing functionality, and we'll have a lot more functionality besides, and it's all going to be fine." Now, we're having, "Ok, well, on the 5th of July, we're all going to go live. Big Bang rebuilds of systems is so 20th century. Less than 10, that would be great. Read 35 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. InfoQ.com and all content copyright © 2006-2020 C4Media Inc. InfoQ.com hosted at Contegix, the best ISP we've ever worked with. This is a real issue. Once we're happy that our new service calling implementation works, all we need to do now is switch the implementation of the abstraction we're using. Here's my shipping service. I would actually encourage you, if you've got a new microservice, the first time you've done microservices, you want to be deploying that into production on a regular basis, make sure your deployment mechanism works. If you've got a bunch of teams all working to the same release train, every four weeks, all the software, we've got this ready, all goes together, then you've suddenly got lots of services being deployed at once, as each release train leaves. He calls them [inaudible 00:37:12] a lot of scenes. Might not work well for you. How on earth do I know where to start? You can view the slides here, although please note that given the way I use presentations, it may be hard to get a sense of what the talk is about just by looking at the slides. We believe that monoliths are an appropriate early stage choice, but outlive their design in the later stages of … In fact, a big bang migration of a monolithic architecture into a microservice architecture can be But if you've got a distributed monolith today, your best thing is to work out why you've got that, start moving towards parts of architecture being independently deployable before you start adding any new services. Think about a Ruby application consisting of lots of GEM files, NuGet packages being packed up, JAR files being linked together via Maven. More likely, you're going to have to go scurrying around your system trying to drag all the bits of invoicing together. We want to ship features, but we also want to improve our architecture, and for many of us this means breaking down existing systems into microservices. Facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in professional software development. Am I getting an acceptable error rate? We actually, at this point, have to go inside the monolith itself to make those changes happen. By themselves, strengthen fig couldn't get up into the canopy of these forests to get enough sunlight. Now, that's going to work great. If you can think about ways you can separate deployment from release, it allows you to de-risk deployment so much better. I can flick that toggle back and go back to the old functionality that I'm using. I allow somebody else to access my data directly. I think microservices are not a good choice, in my opinion, for most startups. The release train was always considered to be a remedial release technique, not an aspirational activity. I should be able to deploy that shipping service into a production environment, release that functionality, when appropriate, to my customers, to my users of my system, without having to change the rest of the system. It's called a parallel run. This is a little Ruby library for wrapping different abstractions and scoring them. If you're lucky, you might be able to actually reuse that code. Did I send it to the right dummy SMTP server," but also, "Did it did the service that I've created respond quickly enough? It's bringing me some pre-refactoring exercises. You can be testing that service in isolation as you're adding the functionality. Patterns to help you incrementally migrate from a monolith to microservices. For organizational agility, we need to improve the system for teams and individuals to thrive, instead of expecting them to change, to fix the culture. Now, this looks really odd, but this ultimately is a hedging architecture. The catch is that decomposition is a slow and complex process. When you deploy software every year to your customers, every year to your users, you had a 12-month window in which you could say, "We've treated our existing system so badly, it's impossible to work with, but we've got 12 months until the next release. Domain-driven design has some great ideas in it that can help us find our service boundaries. This particular picture here is a picture of a tree with a fig wrapped around it. The only implementation of that notifications interface we have is a class that has all the existing functionality. We've got all this notifications code is scattered all over our system. For whatever reason, we have to deploy the entire system together as part of a lockstep release. Microservices Pattern Language Microservices Software Architecture Governance, Best Practices and Design Pattern 9 October 2019 Firmansyah 2. Sometimes it's not where your service boundaries are. My latest book, "Monolith To Microservices", is available now. Some of you may remember an old saying, "Nobody ever got fired for buying IBM." We've got the Best of Death Polka Volume 4, and the Best of Music. We're selling compact discs online. We've got our existing code, and we're going to extract maybe the notifications functionality. Let's imagine we've decided that the invoicing service is now good enough to be the real source of truth for invoicing. It's a quite simple distributed system. 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I think for many organizations I work with, actually, they'd be better off with a modular monolith than they would with microservice architecture. We don't want to do big bang rewrites anymore. The example here I'm using is HTTP based, but I've seen this work with FTP. You're supposed to increase how quickly the release train leaves and eventually get rid of it altogether. Daniel Bryant discusses the evolution of API gateways over the past ten years, current challenges of using Kubernetes, strategies for exposing services and APIs, and the (potential) future of gateways. share. Coming out of this talk you’ll have a better understanding of the importance of evolving an architecture, along with some concrete patterns to help you do that on your own projects. With our users expecting new functionality to be shipped more frequently than ever before, we … So Michael's definition of legacy code is code without tests. We've got some catalog related functionality, this knows how much something costs, and it stores information in our table here. You want microservices. It's quite straightforward. It's good for me, I write books on the subject. The act of deploying something into production is not the same as releasing something to our customers. There's not a call that comes into the monolithic system that says, "Send an email to Sam about his order," or, "Let Sarah know she's awarded some points." This is for a system where we are selling compact discs online. Does it give you what you need? This is a fundamental problem, because some people are now starting to see any monolith as being their legacy and therefore something to be removed. Before I forget, when we talk about movement of functionality, some people get a bit confused about this. The idea being if I'm working on module C, I have full ownership and control over the data associated with module C. And in the future, if module c becomes a separate service, it should be an easier time to migrate it". Latency is the killer in these situations. Decomposition is one of the most complex tasks during the migration from monolithic systems to microser-vices, generally performed manually, based on … That's your choice, but this idea of turning that dial is important. If the data that you want is actually somebody else's data, well, at the moment, the only other people that own data is the monoliths. This is the main rule of microservices club. The problems each of you are going to face are going to vary on so many different factors. What if it's invoicing data? In this situation here, we've taken this modular monolith idea, and rather than having that single monolithic database still backing it, we've broken that down instead. Does it solve the problems you've got? View an example. It can make it easy for different teams to work together, and approach and address different aspects of the system. You know that digital transformation is a big thing right now, because any airport lounge in the world right now has adverts of one of the major IT consultancies selling you on digital transformation, be it Deloitte, DXC, Accenture, or whoever else. A lot of microservice migrations is just like that, but you start to sort of see the shape of this horrific entity emerging from the monolith, but nonetheless, it might help you see, "Ok, well, there's an order service just waiting to be freed from the vicious clutches of the monolith." As a result, we can't intercept calls to, say, loyalty or notifications at the perimeter of our monolith, we're not able to do that. Now, I've spoken before about the importance of things like domain-driven design. The idea is to say, "What are the things that happen inside the monolith? Another part of me is looking at all of those inbound dependencies and those inbound lines, and thinking, "Hang on a minute. save hide report. More likely, often people will do a little bit of a rewrite. Maybe I should start there." Rather than trying to become a sapling and grow up like a normal tree would, it instead wraps things around existing structure. We're going to get it sort of hidden behind the attraction point. We also have this inherent coordination activity, probably not just around the release activity, but also around the general deployment activity. You can get it hooked up to your dashboards, you can make sure the log aggregation is working, whatever else you want to do. It's not an off or an on state.
Coming back to our example of a strangler fig implementation. If it doesn't work, you can find that out why now, but do this in production. Now, of course, we could come on to the worst of the monoliths, the distributed monolith. They really wanted to make sure those numbers were exactly the same. It's a really simple technique, and it works surprisingly well in a large number of situations. This is in a rainforest in Queensland. The one thing I want you to take away from this talk is please buy my book.
What we would do is we would do a select on our ledger table, we'd pull back the top 10 bestsellers. This what you're seeing here is a vine that's wrapped around a tree, it's actually a type of plant called a strangler fig. What we need is something that can allow us to redirect calls. Now, of course, there's something inherent in what I'm talking about here. Here we have an existing monolithic application. He covers patterns that can work to migrate functionality out of systems hard to change, and looks at the use of strangler patterns, change data capture, database decomposition and more. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams. Those modules, if we get our module boundaries right, can be worked on independently. Join operations like this are horrendous in terms of latency. Pattern: Decompose by subdomain Context. The weather wants to kill you, the sun wants to kill you, the things on the land, they want to kill you. How do you do it while maintaining business-as-usual? I’ll also cover off patterns that can work to migrate functionality out of systems you can’t change, which are useful when working with very old systems or vendor products. Now I've sort of exposed my internal implementation details to an XML party. Monolith Decomposition Patterns. Subscribe to our Special Reports newsletter? I think that's grossly unfair. "How many of you have?" Fantastic. Monolith To Microservices is a new book on system decomposition from O'Reilly How do you detangle a monolithic system and migrate it to a microservices architecture? The idea is we take an existing system that does all the things we want it to, our existing monolithic application. I think that's how that works. I think longer term, as our runtimes continue to have a better concept of what a module is, you might find more people using these kinds of architectures. The items that I've sold is over in this world here. Instead, we're looking at being able to make targeted changes where appropriate. This is a separate implementation of exactly the same abstraction. We had these huge latency spikes across, and we couldn't work out what was going on. We're having to coordinate changes between multiple teams to get anything done. Eventually, we found out that for reasons known only to the networks team, that all traffic between these two services that were in London was being routed via Luxembourg. There's lots of amazing feature toggles, so runtime, build time, deploy time, those sorts of things. This means we're integrating our code more frequently, reducing the merge effort, making sure everything works. You come to the monolith. Now, if that's your network configuration, this kind of architecture is going to be an issue. I was working down in London. You might start it off with an architecture which could be deployed independently, but if you stick with this for too long, you won't have it anymore, because the architecture will just start to coalesce around those release practices. And that opens up some really interesting approaches to how we deploy and roll out our software more specifically. Some of those clients even listen to me. The people and the food is nice. We can separate these two concepts. The way it works is that we're going to basically create a space in our existing monolithic system, where we can coexist two implementations of the same piece of functionality. It's still running quite happily. We have variations on the modular monolith. Some people misunderstand fundamentally the release train. At this point, all we've done is we've created a nice abstraction point in our code. You need to bring that learning forward as quickly as possible. Monolith To Microservices is a new book on system decomposition from O'Reilly How do you detangle a monolithic system and migrate it to a microservices architecture? 12. I'm a big fan of sort of incremental evolution of architectures. I'm going to give you a very quick example of the kinds of challenges it can create. Fundamentally, it comes down to what problems is it that you're trying to solve? Normally what you do here is your new implementation would be run side by side with your old, but the old would be the trusted implementation. I've sort of said earlier that it's a good idea to not remove the old implementations too quickly, and that there are actually some benefits to having both implementations there at the same time. This is lovely. We never have any issues with these types of systems. Now that everyone's doing microservices, we have the same problem. The reason HTTP works so well as a protocol for these kinds of architectures is because it's extremely amenable to transparent redirection of calls. We could stop here, and we've made our code base nicer and more testable, which doesn't sound like a bad thing to do anyway. One of the other things you'll get coming out of a domain-driven design exercise is a sense of sort of how these things are related. I think that's deeply inappropriate. That was never true when we were releasing software every year. We're smearing business logic all over these different layers. Download it to enjoy offline access to our conference videos while on the move. As Nicky said, I wrote some books, I do some consulting and advisory work. Skipped over data, I'm going to try and cover data off in six minutes and seven seconds. What do we do? It happened to me. It's a really excellent book. 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