How Mountebank Works its Magic to Test Microservices in Isolation

From Testing Microservices with Mountebank by Brandon Byars.

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Software testing is an essential part of the development process, but with microservices it can be tricky. How do you test individual microservices in isolation? Mountebank uses virtualization to test individual microservices by creating “imposters.” See how it works in the diagram below.

Testing Microservices using Service Virtualization


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About the author:
Brandon Byars
is a principal consultant at ThoughtWorks with long-standing experience in SOA and microservices. He is the author and chief maintainer of Mountebank and has helped multiple companies use it for testing a variety of systems.

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