Would you rather scale horizontal (big!) or vertical (small and wide)?

One large monolithic service versus many simple autonomous microservices. How do they compare?

You haven’t seen the whole movie yet? http://www.startrekmovie.com/

Have a big service challenge? Have you tried thinking small? It’s not about the Exobytes, the Pedbytes, the Terabytes, the Gigabytes, or even the bytes themselves. Think about the bits, before you end up facing your own death by a 1024 cuts.

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