Gil Tayar

Natural Intelligence, Israel

From the olden days of DOS, to the stratospheric architectures of Wix, Gil was, is, and always will be, a software developer. He has in the past co-founded WebCollage, survived the bubble collapse of 2000, and worked on various big cloudy projects at Wix. He still doesn’t know whether static languages or dynamic languages are the best.

Topic: How to Build a Micro-services Infrastructure In 7 Days

On December 2015, during an internal Wix Hackathon, we decided to rewrite our aging Micro-services infrastructure. This is our story. In this story, we will see how to build a modern infrastructure that enables you to deploy a self-servicing grid of computers on which micro-services can run and discover one another.
I will show the nuts and bolts of building a MS infra. From an idea, down to implementation, specifically implementing:

  • Deployment
  • Routing and load-balancing to the correct web app
  • RPC infrastructure
  • A CLI that ties everything together