Getting Hands On with CQRS and Event Sourcing (Ep. 41)

September 5, 2017 Jeff Kelly

In this week's episode, Jeff and Dormain are joined by Pivotal Senior Solutions Architect Ben Wilcock for a deep dive into building microservices applications using the command query responsibility segregation, or CQRS, architectural pattern and event sourcing. Despite what you may have heard, CQRS really isn't that much more complex than other approaches, such as CRUD, and provides significantly more flexibility and other benefits, Ben says. "When you look at the number of components involved and what feature benefits you get from those components, CQRS punches above its weight." Ben also shares his feelings about CI/CD tooling (hint: He's not a huge fan of Jenkins!)

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Jeff Kelly

Jeff Kelly is a Director of Partner Marketing at Pivotal Software. Prior to joining Pivotal, Jeff was the lead industry analyst covering Big Data analytics at Wikibon. Before that, Jeff covered enterprise software as a reporter and editor at TechTarget. He received his B.A. in American studies from Providence College and his M.A. in journalism from Northeastern University.

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