Whitepaper

From Monolith to Microservices

Learn how enterprises are boosting their speed and flexibility by shifting commerce architectures.

Innovation and speed are competitive differentiators. But how can enterprises deliver seamless digital experiences right now when monolith platforms are slowing business down? Learn why enterprises are migrating onto microservices architectures - even after implementing a monolith platform - to increase speed and flexibility.

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This whitepaper discusses:

  • Why monolith digital commerce platforms are not designed to scale with changing market demands
  • The benefits of headless commerce architectures, and how they can be leveraged by enterprises
  • Why migration doesn’t have to be a “lift and shift” experience, and how to move from a monolith platform to a microservices architecture in increments
  • How to identify the right time for the business to begin migration
  • Why APIs, open architecture and headless commerce platforms are enabling best of breed digital experiences
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About the Whitepaper

When enterprises implemented ecommerce platforms in the early 2000s, the monolith architecture delivered. It was one, lightweight and unified application. The typical, and most essential features and functionalities were pre-packaged.

But today, responding to customer and market demands has became more complex and delivery expectations more urgent. We’re witnessing a shift in ecommerce; enterprises are turning to microservices to increase their agility and stay ahead of customer needs. But how can enterprises adopt microservices architectures - particularly if their ecommerce solution is currently being deployed via a legacy, monolith platform?

This whitepaper helps enterprises identify the right time to migrate, and shares the best monolith to microservices migration process to adopt.

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Zaelab

About Zaelab

Zaelab is a leading digital advisory and solutions company. Through continuous innovation, Zaelab removes the complexity and friction of digital platform implementation and operations. Zaelab give its clients best-in-class tools and insights so that they can deliver exceptional customer experiences.

Commercetools

About commercetools

commercetools is a next-generation software technology company that offers a true cloud commerce platform, providing the building blocks for the new digital commerce age. Its leading-edge API approach helps enterprises create brand value by empowering commerce teams to design unique and engaging digital commerce experiences everywhere – today and in the future. commercetools’ agile, componentized architecture improves profitability by significantly reducing development time and resources required to migrate to modern commerce technology and meet new customer demands. It is the perfect starting point for customized microservices.

Bloomreach

About BloomReach

BloomReach Experience (BRX) is a smart, API-based DXP. It combines advanced search and merchandising capabilities with a super CMS, giving marketing, merchandising and IT teams the tools to create engaging, personalised experiences for each visitor across all channels. BloomReach is a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave for WCM 2018 and Visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Experience Platforms.