Other essential microservices components
Azure API Management gateways
An API gateway is an essential part of a design that uses microservices. It is the entry point that lies between clients (such as web browsers and mobile applications) and the microservices that come together to form an application. It is the role of the API gateway to take in requests from users and then forward those requests to the relevant microservices. In essence, it abstracts the applications from the application users. Requests that come in are received by an API gateway, and then that gateway determines which microservice is best suited to handle them depending on the URI or path of the request.
- Load balancing: Load balancing is the process by which...