Microservices: Communication Patterns

Level : Intermediate
Mentor: Shailendra Chauhan
Duration : 00:01:00

What are Microservice Communication Patterns?

Microservice communication patterns refer to the distinct ways in which services interact with one another within a distributed architecture. Unlike monolithic applications, which share the same memory space, microservices rely on dedicated channels for communication.

Communication Patterns in Microservices

Following are the Communication Patterns in Microservices:

  • Request/Reply
  • Messaging Pattern
  • Event Driven Pattern

Communication Types in Microservices

There are two types of Communication in Microservices:

  1. Sync Communication
  2. Async Communication

Sync Communication in Microservices

Synchronous communication in Microservices is a communication pattern in which a client sends a request to a microservice and waits for a response before proceeding with additional activities.

Async Communication in Microservices

Asynchronous communication in Microservices refers to a communication pattern in which a client sends a request to a microservice and does not expect an instant response.

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