Design principles, architectural smells and refactorings for microservices: a multivocal review

Davide Neri, Jacopo Soldani, Olaf Zimmermann, Antonio Brogi
2019 SICS Software-Intensive Cyber-Physical Systems  
Potential benefits such as agile service delivery have led many companies to deliver their business capabilities through microservices. Bad smells are however always around the corner, as witnessed by the considerable body of literature discussing architectural smells that possibly violate the design principles of microservices. In this paper, we systematically review the white and grey literature on the topic, in order to identify the most recognised architectural smells for microservices and
more » ... o discuss the architectural refactorings allowing to resolve them.
doi:10.1007/s00450-019-00407-8 fatcat:hiaa266qubbqdcvcp7xjwgocxa