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What you need to know before you choose microservices

What you need to know before you choose microservices

29 Sep 2021 by Zsolt Katona · 5 min read Engineering

“Alright, could you please tell us a few benefits and drawbacks of working with microservices?” - starts the usual tech interview question, and the traditional answer often follows: “They’re smaller; therefore, they’re easier to develop and to troubleshoot. There’s better scaling control on parts of the system. They can be written in different programming languages. They can be deployed individually.”In this series of articles about microservices, we’ll go through the widespread notions of what it feels like to work with microservices. We’ll attempt to explain under what circumstances some - arguably a little blunt - misconceptions hold true. We’ll do...

Welcome to our Engineering blog!

Welcome to our Engineering blog!

20 Sep 2021 by Luanne Misquitta · 1 min read Engineering

Today, I’m happy to launch GraphAware’s Engineering blog!GraphAware was born quite some years ago, primarily out of the ideas from CEO Michal Bachman’s MSc. thesis.As some of the most experienced Neo4j people you can find started to cluster in this company, the GraphAware framework evolved and our blog grew. Many of our blog posts around Neo4j and Knowledge Graphs are still heavily referenced. We continued to grow and started to build a product engineering team to work on Hume.Along the way, we learned and adapted, we tried new things and gave up old ones, we celebrated successes and failures. We’re...