Around IT In 256 Seconds By Tomasz Nurkiewicz

Podcast for developers, testers, SREs… and their managers. I explain complex and convoluted technologies in a clear way, avoiding buzzwords and hype. Never longer than 4 minutes and 16 seconds.

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23 March 2021

#37: Fallacies of distributed computing: overlooked challenges

by Tomasz Nurkiewicz

Fallacies of distributed computing are a set of myths we believe, when designing complex systems. And what is a distributed system? Well, if your application is split into hundreds of microservices, it’s distributed. Or if you have a single application, scaled horizontally to hundreds of instances. Or… If you have a monolith connecting to a database on the other node. This is a distributed system as well! OK, we have 200 seconds left and 8 fallacies to cover. Let’s go!

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tags: microservices - kubernetes - distributed-computing