• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

In this course, you will take an in-depth look at architectures for microservices, including software design patterns, inter-process communication, automation, and microservices in the real world.

Learning Objectives

Microservices in Depth

  • start the course
  • define what microservices are and what they are used for
  • compare the monolithic approach to the microservices one
  • describe the state of open-source approaches to microservices
  • describe the Azure Fabric approach to microservices
  • identify what polyglot persistence is and how it relates to microservices
  • distinguish when and why to use microservices
  • list and describe common communication protocols used in microservices
  • describe key best practices for avoiding troubles with communication
  • explore the pros and cons of virtualization vs. containers for microservices
  • recognize how to implement automated testing in microservices
  • describe some real-world applications of microservices

Practice: Microservices Deep Dive

  • recognize the key technologies and features used to create microservices

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

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