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Stefan Tilkov: On Monoliths

Stefan Tilkov – On Monoliths:

“When a project is started, there is an assumption that it’s the goal of a project to create a single system. This typically goes unquestioned, even though the people or person coming up with the project boundaries often don’t decide this consciously.

[…] In my view, the most important thing to do, then, is to find out how many systems we should be building in the first place. It may be a single one, but it may also be two, five or a dozen (though probably not more) – clearly, the decision should be made very consciously, because whatever system boundaries you pick, you will likely be stuck with them for a very long time.”

Wed, 30 Oct 2013 09:44:30 +0000