SWE 2060 What is a Microservice?

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(Last Modified:18-Apr-2024)


In this Online Training (OLT) micro-course, the trainee will learn what microservices are and how they work. The trainee will find out that microservices are software architecture styles in which large applications are built as suites of small, modular services. Each microservice is designed to be independently deployable and to perform a specific task, such as handling a particular type of data or providing a specific set of features.
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Target Attendees
Members of the Engineering and Technical Management Functional Area who are engaged in software development.
Predecessor Course(s)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Expires On
None None None None
Course Length
Approximately 22 minutes to complete
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Online Training
Equivalent Courses N/A
Availability All
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Walk-ins Authorized N/A
Pre-work required No
First Offering 9/28/2023
ACE Recommended Credits None
Continuing Education Units   0
Continuous Learning Points  0
Reservist Retirement Points  0
Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
Fulfillment Eligible N/A
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  • Any exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.
  • Since this course is less than 30 minutes, no CLPs are assigned. To receive CLP credit, students should bundle the completion of this and similar courses together and apply to their supervisor for CLP approval.