This is the first of a series of blogs where we will look at industry viewpoints, different approaches, underlying platforms and real-world stories that are foundational to successful modern application development in order to provide a roadmap for application modernization.
If you’ve worked in IT for a few years, you’ve seen it happen. You select an application framework, operating system, database platform, or other infrastructure because it meets the checklist, the price is right, or sometimes because of internal politics. You quickly discover that it doesn’t play well with other solutions or across platforms — except of course it’s “easy and seamless” when used with offerings from the same vendor. Below are 5 things that can go wrong when you get locked in to an infrastructure platform.