commercetools WhitePaper Microservices

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About the White Paper

Businesses that have a clear customer-centric strategy require a flexible and scalable software infrastructure in order to be successful in a disruptive marketplace. Introducing a Microservices methodology - as complex and startlingly it may seem at first glance - is the next logical step.

Microservices for Modern Commerce: Content Overview

  • Why software monoliths are being replaced by Microservices platforms 
  • Which benefits fast-moving and fast-growing businesses gain by implementing a Microservices strategy
  • How companies like Gilt Group, REWE and Zalando use Microservices in their daily business to reach their strategic goals


About the Author


Dr. Roman Zenner

Since 2001, Dr. Roman Zenner works as an author, consultant, and speaker in e-commerce. He has written several books on web shop software and regularly publishes articles in professional magazines and blogs. Dr. Zenner runs as well as the podcast ShopTechTalks. Furthermore, he speaks at conferences, teaches university classes, and moderates expert panels.

In his work, Roman focuses on next generation commerce technologies and explores what retail will look like in a post-web world. Since 2015, he is a full-time employee of commercetools GmbH working as an Industry Analyst.