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Modernizing Legacy Systems: Software Technologies, Engineering Processes, and Business Practices by Grace A. Lewis, Daniel Plakosh, Robert C. Seacord

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Chapter 14. System Preparation

System Preparation
 

The men of experiment are like the ant; they only collect and use. The reasoners resemble spiders, who make cobwebs out of their own substance. But the bee takes a middle course: it gathers its material from the flowers of the garden and of the field, but transforms and digests it by a power of its own.

 
 --Francis Bacon, Novum Organum

System preparation is an optional, potentially beneficial, but often risky step that occurs before architectural transformation. In system preparation, we try to evolve the legacy system to a point where it will be much easier to perform the desired architectural transformation. The benefit ...

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