Understanding the Differences Between Microservices, Monoliths, SOA and APIs

Understanding the Differences Between Microservices, Monoliths, SOA and APIs

What’s the difference between microservice architecture, monolith architecture, SOA and APIs? PHOTO: Shutterstock

Brands as large as Google, Amazon, Uber and Netflix have transitioned away from monolithic software architecture in recent years. Microservice architecture is the latest (and some would say the greatest) framework being deployed by development teams both large and small —  but what other options are there?

With so many buzzwords and acronyms flying around, it’s a confusing environment for developers at times, let alone for the less code-savvy. 

To keep you in the “know,” CMSWire got in touch with the experts to help understand the…

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