The need for developer autonomy and process ownership in the Netflix API environment is being addressed by the media streaming service as they assess the relationships between their APIs, microservices, and data consumers. Two Netflix engineering managers discuss several possible solutions.
Recent research indicates that, across organizations surveyed, old point-to-point integration habits are dying hard. In fact, they could be getting worse, resulting in an increasingly intractable situation as enterprises struggle to digitally transform themselves and avoid fatal disruption.
Segment shares its experience developing with both the microservices and monolithic architecture, and details the pros and cons of each and why they chose the monolith in the end. The journey was a difficult one. The company's developers where pushed to their limits, but they succeeded in the end.