Sander Mak

Sander Mak

Fellow - Luminis

Sander Mak is a Fellow at Luminis in The Netherlands. At Luminis he crafts modular and scalable software, most often on the JVM but with a touch of TypeScript where needed. He is author of the O’Reilly book ‘Java 9 Modularity‘ and an avid conference speaker. Sander loves sharing knowledge, for example through his blog at, but also as Pluralsight instructor.

Modules or Microservices?

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Microservices promise a scalable architecture, increased flexibility and better performance. But then you find out what’s actually involved in designing, developing and running a microservices-based architecture and it turns out it’s not that straightforward after all. Often the discussion around microservices is framed in a false dichotomy between the messy monolith and the lean and […]