Dictionary of Modernization
"Microservices - also known as the microservice architecture - is an architectural style that structures an application as a collection of services that are - Highly maintainable and testable - Loosely coupled - Independently deployable - Organized around business capabilities - Owned by a small team The microservice architecture enables the rapid, frequent and reliable delivery of large, complex applications. It also enables an organization to evolve its technology stack. The microservice architecture is not a silver bullet. It has several drawbacks. Moreover, when using this architecture there are numerous issues that you must address."