Legacies Updated: Why Legacy Infrastructure Can Stay

Legacy infrastructure need not be a stumbling block to innovation if steps are taken to leverage dormant computing power.


Most conversations I have with technologists end up with someone mentioning the phrase “legacy infrastructure.” Often, it’s with a sigh of resignation, as if there are no ways that legacy infrastructure can be improved, and it’s the one thing stopping progress from occurring.

That’s what made code modernization such an interesting topic for me to write about this month. I found myself asking about legacy infrastructure in a different way. Code modernization and parallelization are means to

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