Thursday, March 10th, 11 am (UTC-5)
In the 2000s, large organizations questioned their dependency on their mainframes and legacy code. At the time, it appeared that a clean break-up would be impossible, or, best case scenario, it would have unbearable consequences. They had to accept to put up with this costly relationship. It is now time to reevaluate this position and browse the new technologies to step out of this mainframe-legacy-money dogma.
Par Alex Huart, Chief Evangelist Officer chez Raincode
Durant plusieurs décennies, tout le monde s’est posé la question du divorce de l’entreprise avec son mainframe et son code legacy. La désillusion fut grande car il s’est avéré impossible de rompre trente ans de vie commune sans d’insupportables conséquences.
Did you know 80% of the lifetime cost of a piece of software goes to maintenance? Did you know that hardly any software is maintained for its whole life by the original author? Did you know that having code conventions allows engineers to understand new code more quickly and thoroughly?