Strategy for Moving Away From Legacy Code

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1) Chunk Your App Into Pieces
  • Turn everything into a MICROservice.
2) Modernize Access To Data
  • Implement Data Access via API’s or using a similar data store.

  • Developers should not care what it looks like on the backend. They should be able to easly access and manipulate the data in a secure way using their favorite languages.

3) Replace Decaying Code
  • Slowly replace chunks of your application one piece at a time.


  • Consolidation of Virtual Machines.

  • Easier to move services around.

  • Scaling services is easy.

  • Chatops

  • Use Open Source Technology

  • Changes Culture as getting stuff done is very rewarding.