Microservices are the cool, new way to build large software systems. The hype is everywhere, from the tech press to the hipster dude in the next cubicle. If you are building applications, you’ve probably felt at least some pressure to build them as microservices. However, if you’ve been in tech for very long, you’ve also seen a lot of fads come and go. You’re probably wondering if you are really choosing microservices for good reasons.