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Microservices in Go: Use Go to Build Scalable Backends

By: Matthew Campbell
Pages: 400
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Publication Date: Sept. 25, 2016

Microservices in Go teaches you how to handle advanced server side development in Go; it uses microservices to accomplish this, but is relevant to all server-side developers. The author gives you tips on how to deploy Go apps to popular cloud platforms like Amazon, Google, and Digital ocean. The book has a lot of meaty chapters, including:

  • Queuing architectures such as Kafka, and how to practically use them
  • Influxdb, and how to monitor production systems with metrics
  • How to use Docker to make deployments simpler
  • Using ETCD/Consul to do service discovery and automated failover of mysql/redis
  • Building mobile clients on IOS and Android