Choose boring technology

I read an interesting article about choosing boring technology. Here are my key take a ways:

  • New shiny tools have this one big problem. They have more unknowns than tools that have been around for a while.
  • Boring is anything that has been around for a long time that works and have been tested at scale. Examples: MySql, PHP, Python. Boring is not bad.
  • Boring technology may also be newer but it is the default stack in any organisation.
  • Boring can save you time and money. Boring should be recommended.

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