Microservice Architecture

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Somasundram Balakrushnan, Sr.Architect, Cognizant Technology Solutions; and Ovace Mamnoon, Enterprise Architect, HP

Microservice Architecture

Somasundram Balakrushnan, Sr.Architect, Cognizant Technology Solutions; and Ovace Mamnoon, Enterprise Architect, HP

Microservice Architecture (MSA) is a relatively new concept attracting lot of interest and adoption across the IT industry. The Open Group SOA Workgroup has formed a team, comprising of technologists from various member companies, to analyze and reflect on MSA both from industry observation and professional experiences. The co-chairs of this project: Som (Somasundram Balakrushnan) and Ovace (Ovace Mamnoon), will
present the following:
1.    MSA Defined: Key defining characteristics that make up MSA
2.    Industry themes of MSA implementations in-practice
3.    Update on current work on MSA @ The Open Group

Key takeaways:

1. Clear understanding of characteristics that make up a Microservice Architecture (MSA),
2. Real-world Industry themes of MSA implementation - that one can use to solution for your own enterprise.
3. An idea about MSA related work going on within The Open Group and what can be excepted.


Somasundram Balakrushnan (Som) is a TOGAF 9 Certified Enterprise Architecture practitioner. With his global IT industry experience, he provides Thought Leadership to his clients in the Financial Services industry. Som is a professional consultant with a proven track record in Enterprise Architecture and SOA consulting engagements. He has led key transformational change programs within complex IT landscapes. Som is involved with many of The Open Group activities, and is well known within the work groups. His association with The Open Group includes: SOA WG, Microservice Architecture (MSA), TOGAF Next, Open Platform 3.0 (SMAC). He is leading the Microservice Architecture (MSA) group in the capacity of Co-Chair. He has authored/co-authored many whitepapers, including The Open Group’s “Business Scenario: Open Platform 3.0™”. Som is also an active member of AEA-MN (Association of Enterprise Architects – Minnesota Chapter).

Ovace Mamnoon is Co-Chair of The Open Group's Microservices Architecture (MSA) team within the SOA Working Group, and is an Enterprise Architect at HP.

 

 

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