Point to point integration is hard to maintain when consumers increase and have slightly different demands.

And how can we keep a fast delivery of our own service without the synchronized upgrades of multiple services at the same time to solve point to point integration dependency.

One way is to use a streaming platform for integration, this offers two key features;

  • Event notification of that something has happened like a new order has been received
  • Data sharing, making the customer information available to any number of services

Streaming offers above capabilities, and you as a service owner do not have to know who is consuming the information, as long s you keep the contract of the information shared.

Adding new information is also easier as the consumer can just consume the information they need.

Below video offers a good insight in the possibilities with a product named Kafka


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