Nowadays most of the developers sooner or later would run into a fun but scary challenge: there is an ancient monolith that needs to be split into microservices, otherwise it would reach the critical mass and explode. It seems that everything was already said and done about it, so why we keep talking about it? The journey is long and the road is bumpy. Is there a light at the end of the tunnel for the ones that started losing hope? Come to my talk if you want to learn how we approached this situation at OLX Group, one of the biggest online classifieds platforms in the world. I will talk about different architectural strategies that we have tried and how did they work for us.