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Viral video showing couple pushing bicycles into drain

A video uploaded onto Facebook showing a couple pushing bicycles from bike sharing company oBike into drain, goes viral. The couple in the video were wearing workout attire and do not seem to be the ones who rented these "victimized" bicycles. The 2 bicycles were probably not parked probably and this could have sparked the couple behaving in this manner.



oBike has reported this mischief to the police.

Microservices vs. SOA

Have been reading up on the differences between Microservices and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) lately. The below are the definitions of these 2 terminologies lifted from Wikipedia.

A service-oriented architecture (SOA) is a style of software design where services are provided to the other components by application components, through a communication protocol over a network. The basic principles of service-oriented architecture are independent of vendors, products and technologies. A service is a discrete unit of functionality that can be accessed remotely and acted upon and updated independently, such as retrieving a credit card statement online.

Microservices is a variant of the service-oriented architecture (SOA) architectural style that structures an application as a collection of loosely coupled services. In a microservices architecture, services should be fine-grained and the protocols should be lightweight.

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