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Why Sharing a Database Between Microservices is a Bad Idea

Microservices architecture is a popular approach to building modern applications, where each service is designed to perform a specific set of tasks independently. Each microservice has its own database and communicates with other microservices through APIs. While this architecture provides many benefits, such as flexibility, scalability, and ease of maintenance, there are some potential drawbacks to consider. One such drawback is sharing a database between microservices.