Managing a Monolith Breakup

Moving from a monolithic system to a set of services is a common architectural transition. These are particularly prevalent at the moment as microservices continue to gain popularity. Like any large architectural shift, a monolith breakup is best tackled as a series of small steps.

In this guide, we describe the sequence of changes you can use to extract a functionality out from a monolith. We also highlight how the capabilities of a feature flagging framework can make this a safe and controlled transition.