Microservices Best Practices article series for Cumulocity IoT

Overview

When starting your journey as a microservice developer for Cumulocity IoT you most probably start with a simple hello-world microservice to understand the basics how to develop and deploy it to Cumulocity IoT.

If you have a specific use case and more comprehensive logic must be implemented you dig more into the capabilities of microservices which includes concepts like Context Services, Authentication & Authorization concepts, complex C8Y API Queries, Monitoring & Logging of microservices and many more.

Some of the concepts are documented in the official documentation:

Others are very project specific and are not documented.

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What to expect?

You can expect the following articles which will be published over the year and will be linked here when available:

  • Microservices Best Practices: Overview (this article)
  • Microservices Best Practices: Getting Started - In Progress
  • Microservices Best Practices: API design-first approach - In Progress
  • Microservices Best Practices: Architecture & General Best Practices
  • Microservices Best Practices: Multi-Tenant microservices with Java SDK
  • Microservices Best Practices: Updating Device Connectivity Status with Java SDK
  • Microservices Best Practices: Tenant vs User Scope API access in Java SDK
  • Microservices Best Practices: Logging
  • Microservices Best Practices: Monitoring
  • Microservices Best Practices: Getting started with C# development - In Progress
  • Microservices Best Practices: Getting started with python development
  • Microservices Best Practices: Getting started with typescript development
  • Microservices Best Practices: CI/CD
  • Microservices Best Practices: C8Y API tips & tricks
  • Microservices Best Practices: “My Microservice Story”

Is there anything missing? Let us know and we will make sure to address your topic as well!

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