Subject Code and Title MIS603 Microservices Architecture
Assessment Assessment 2 Written Assessment
Length 2500 words with 10% leeway on either side
Learning Outcomes a) Synthesise research to determine understanding of micro-services and how they contribute to new business processes
b) Collaboratively recommend strategies for transitioning to contemporary computer architectures that maintain efficiencies and address changing business requirements
c) Negotiate change management and highlight benefits to address complex business needs.
d) Reflect on moral and ethical issues in transitioning to new technologies.
Submission Due by 11:55pm (local campus time) Sunday of Module 4.1
Total Marks 40 marks
Now that you have reviewed the history of computing and demonstrated an understanding of the
concept of software architecture and the various types of software architecture in Assessment 1, you
are now tasked to examine a case and advise a company in the transition to microservice architecture.
Having read your report on the history of computing and a survey of software architecture, the Chief
Technology Officer of Whiteboard (the ‘Company’) decided to overhaul its technology strategy and
the management of its IT delivery teams to ensure they provide reliable student and learning
management systems to over 600 universities and institutions across the world. Whiteboard is a
leading student and learning management system provider, supporting over 10 million students