LiMSA
Litmus7’s Microservices Architecture Helps Transform Businesses

Microservices and MSA

For businesses to recognize agility is very critical. Technology is fast changing, so application infrastructure must be optimized and micro innovations are a way to the future. Adopting Microservices as the most preferred architectural choice facilitates to develop large applications as a set of services, each running its own process and communicating with lightweight protocols, often HTTP resources API. LiMSA (Litmus7 Microservices Architecture) is an accelerator and a reference platform developed by Litmus7 for projects based on Microservices. This platform enables any Microservice project to be up and running within a short time. It also uses the best-of-breed technologies for all its foundational components.

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Highlights of LiMSA
Cloud Agnostic platform
  • We do not offer any cloud vendor lock. Therefore, the platform will work with any of the leading clouds like AWS, Azure or GCP.
  • Enables Time-to-Market development
  • Quick starter reference implementation available for development team
  • Integrated business-driven test
  • Integrated load test
  • De-coupled foundational components
  • Business Service development team is safeguarded from any foundational component changes by having a side-car proxy pattern
  • Quick-start development reference
  • Microservice reference implementation available for development team
  • Extensive documentation available including in-line code documentation
  • Best-in-class, open-source-based technology stack
  • Extensive research done for selecting the right technology stack
  • Different flavours of technologies for small, medium and large clients
  • Ease of integration
  • Ease of integration
  • Integrates seamlessly with the platform components
  • A snapshot of our customers

    • Businesses that are looking forward to gain immense agility and extremely high-performance digital commerce applications using Microservices.
    • Businesses that have already planned for Monolith-to-Microservices transformation and that are not sure on the 'how' part of their journey.
    • Businesses that are trying to save time on the development and maintenance of Microservices projects.
    • IT owners who are looking for best-of-breed solutions for their Microservices-based applications.

    Problems that MSA addresses

    • Microservices come with increased complexity along with the scalability and agility benefits that we get.
    • There are multiple ways to solve a given problem in the Microservices world which typically leaves the client clueless as to what is the right way to solve a problem.
    • This is due to the fact that Microservice is an Architectural pattern and you have plenty of technology choices and multiple solutions available.
    • Increased number of services have resulted in increased integration testing challenges.
    • With more services, we need to ensure the common infra components are available for each service and need to maintain multiple versions of it.
    • Many organizations are still not sure how effectively they can build a cloud-native/cloud-ready application and manage it in the cloud.

    Benefits of deploying MSA

    • The extensive research and evaluation done for developing the Microservices platform saves development effort of 3 to 4 months.
    • The platform supports automation of various types of testing like QA Testing, Integration Testing and Load Testing, thereby reducing the QA effort required by around 50%.
    • Fully automated and configurable CI/CD pipeline helps businesses to reduce the time taken from development to production deployment by 60%.
    • Development team need not worry about creating and maintaining infra/platform components; it will be handled by the infra team.
    • Since our solutions are cloud-native/cloud-ready, it is very easy to deploy and scale the services.
    • The reference services help the development team to head start and provide clear direction, which saves 20 to 30% of the time during initial development sprint.

    Some MSA Success Stories

    Case Study 1: Microservice Transformation of Profile Service
    Case Study 2: Payment as a Service
    Case Study 3: Promotions Service