Upgrading the Monoliths

Brent Griffin
Nov 20, 2020 · 4 min read
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Upgrades can stress us out and make us question “traditional” software. Especially with monolithic content management systems, which facilitate all sorts of extensible development, the degree of difficulty goes to an exponential level. Yes, we want the latest features, patches and fixes, but at what cost? Any change to the codebase and its artifacts could have consequences that introduce downtime, productivity-loss, extended content freezes, late…