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White graduation cap icon SWE 2060  What is a Microservice?

What is a Microservice?

In this Online Training (OLT) micro-course, the trainee will learn what microservices are and how they work. The trainee will find out that microservices are software architecture styles in which large applications are built as suites of small, modular services. Each microservice is designed to be independently deployable and to perform a specific task, such as handling a particular type of data or providing a specific set of features.





Members of the Engineering and Technical Management Functional Area who are engaged in software development.


  • Any exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.
  • Since this course is less than 30 minutes, no CLPs are assigned. To receive CLP credit, students should bundle the completion of this and similar courses together and apply to their supervisor for CLP approval.