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“Clean Architecture” and indirection. No thanks.

Entity Framework Core on the Query Side of CQRS… Or Something Else? Well, a video was posted on this topic, and a member of my channel asked me my thoughts. I started watching it, and I realized I was talking out loud saying “pushing clean architecture and indirection”. So, instead, I decided to record my thoughts and provide feedback. So here we go. YouTube Check out my YouTube channel, where I post all kinds of content accompanying my posts, including this video showing everything in this post. Review The video I was reviewing was EF Core In The CQRS Query Side… Or… Read More »“Clean Architecture” and indirection. No thanks.

How I became a software architect… (or not)

How did I get involved in software architecture & design? Do I think of myself as a software architect? Here are some insights about my career, which have helped me and ultimately led me to YouTube and produce videos about software architecture and design. Here’s a bit about my journey writing in software. YouTube Check out my YouTube channel, where I post all kinds of content accompanying my posts, including this video showing everything in this post. Operations I’ve always been involved in IT infrastructure and operations. Before working professionally as a software developer, I was interested in how software runs. Setting… Read More »How I became a software architect… (or not)

Distributed isn’t Microservices, In-Process isn’t a Monolith

Amazon Prime Video moved one of its monitoring services from “microservices” to a “monolith”. I’m using quotes because that’s how they termed it in the post, which did themselves a disservice by making this statement. Almost every blog post or video covering this has missed the mark. All they did was refactor. This has nothing to do with microservices or a monolith. YouTube Check out my YouTube channel, where I post all kinds of content accompanying my posts, including this video showing everything in this post. Original Architecture You can check out the original blog post from Amazon Prime Video, but here’s… Read More »Distributed isn’t Microservices, In-Process isn’t a Monolith