As we’ve discussed in multiple blogs on this site, our application of choice has always been the AcmeShop App. It has multiple services, some of which are also DBs, redis and mongo. We built this app to show case multiple services, and to keep the application portable. Hence the inclusion of Mongo and Redis in the app as a Kubernetes service. While this architecture is fairly typical for test/dev environments, its not typical with regards to production environments.

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