Micro Services

Faster, cheaper, and better: A story of breaking a monolith

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Intro If you don’t know about Fair, we are a vehicle subscription app. So when it came to naming the monolith that was dealing with vehicles, it was a no-brainer to call it vehicle-service. As the team grew, soon the on-boarding, testing, and development became slow and painful. We needed to release search updates independently and changes were frequent. But we could only move as fast as the slowest gear, the monolith itself.
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