Distributed Metaphors

The key to building maintainable large-scale systems

Scaling a biotech research platform requires combining a collection of different software systems and components into a single coherent whole, aka a Chimera Data Platform.

To keep this system maintainable as it grows, it needs enough consistency to ensure that a small group of developers can quickly understand each part.

So how do you do that?

Metaphors.

Wait! It’s not as crazy as it sounds.

To find out what metaphors have to do with distributed systems, read my latest blog post: Distributed Metaphors.