Chapter 7

Continuous Architecture in Practice

A Case Study


In the previous chapters, we introduced the six principles of Continuous Architecture and then discussed several Continuous Architecture tools and techniques. The Continuous Architecture principles, tools, and techniques look simple enough, but how does an architect leverage them when faced with real-life challenges such as working with legacy systems, monolithic systems, and stringent deadlines? In this chapter, we walk readers through a simple hypothetical case study. First, we illustrate how a team gets started with Continuous Architecture, including how to leverage the Continuous Architecture “toolbox” to modernize older, monolithic systems over time. Next we describe how ...

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