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Microservice Foundation

3 Days

Available On-Site

Available Virtually

Open Enrollments Available

Microservice Foundation is an intensive three-day hands-on course is designed to provide working developers, DevOps staff and other technology professionals with a comprehensive introduction to microservices and microservices application architecture. Attendees will leave with a clear understanding of microservices and how to maximize them in cloud native systems. Students will gain hands on experience working with microservices and platform tools during lab sessions following each of the twelve modules in the course. The course covers microservice design principles and best practices, anti patterns, the distinction between web apps and backend microservices, the use of Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Cloud as a Service (CaaS) systems, the benefits of container packaging and container registries, as well as dynamic application management using orchestration tools and service meshes. Attendees will examine various use cases and architecture patterns for microservice based applications throughout the course, with focused discussion on microservice communications, transactions, state decomposition and state management. Upon completion of the course attendees will have the skills and information necessary to begin designing and working with microservice based applications in a practical setting.


Microservice Foundation training is available for Instructor-Led (ILT) in-person/onsite training or Virtual Instructor-Led training (VILT) delivery; Open Enrollment options may be available.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed to provide engineering staff with a comprehensive overview of the microservices architecture style and the tools and platform features which support microservice architectures.

What Attendees will learn

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Microservice principles and best practices
  • How microservices communicate
  • Container Packaging
  • Polyglot Persistence
  • How to migrate from an existing monolith
  • Microservice orchestration
  • Microservice Observability


Since the course focuses on microservice properties, design, and supporting platform technologies, no particular programming language expertise is required, although attendees should have experience with at least one programming language. All students will need to be able to ssh to a provided cloud instance. If ssh isn't available due to security concerns, arrangements can be made.

Contact us to request more information about enrolling in the Microservice Foundation course or to inquire about booking a custom in-house course for your team.

The RX-M Approach

Bring a neutral perspective

We bring a market neutral perspective to every engagement, taking no stake in any of the competing cloud native platforms, components or solutions so we can offer unbiased insights to our clients

Practice what we teach

We are a multi-cloud company consisting of prominent open source contributors with large-scale software engineering experience, actively contributing to the evolution of next-gen software architectures, application management, and platforms

Be solution focused

RX-M has the unique ability to deliver purpose-built, solution-based training in the form of custom curriculum that aligns with each of our client's specific desired outcomes so your team has the skills needed to accelerate your business

Our team has been trusted to work alongside some of the world's leading companies