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Composable Architecture: Why Drupal should be part of your Solution

Composable Architecture: Why Drupal should be part of your Solution

What is Composable Architecture?

Composable architecture, meaning building applications with modular components, has become increasingly popular. This approach allows developers to create web applications by assembling building blocks that can be easily combined to create complex functionalities. The composable architecture promotes a high degree of flexibility, scalability, reusability, and maintainability, which is crucial for modern organizations that must adapt quickly to changing market demands.

Composable architecture ideas are at the heart of decoupled architecture development, an approach where the front-end and back-end of an application are separated, allowing them to be developed and maintained independently. However, at the base, the composable architecture takes this approach further by breaking down an application into even smaller, more focused services that communicate with each other through APIs. This allows developers to create a suite of apps and tools connected by APIs that strictly target the functionality required. In other words, you can build as many back-ends for front-ends- as you need, and your application will still work.

Why you should choose Drupal for your Composable Architecture

API-First approach

Drupal supports an API-first approach, meaning it can serve as a headless CMS that separates the back-end content management from the front-end presentation layer. It allows developers to use Drupal as a content repository accessible via APIs, enabling seamless integration with other systems, services, and front-end technologies.


Drupal is designed to handle high traffic loads and complex content structures, making it suitable for large-scale and growing enterprises. Its scalability ensures that as your composable architecture evolves and scales, Drupal can grow with your needs without becoming a bottleneck.


Drupal has a strong track record for security, with a dedicated team of security experts working on identifying and patching vulnerabilities. A secure CMS is paramount in a composable architecture where data exchange and integration are critical.


Drupal's built-in web services enable it to communicate with other software and services, making it highly interoperable. This feature is crucial in a composable architecture, where different components must work together seamlessly.

Modularity and Extensibility

Drupal is known for its modular architecture, allowing developers to add or remove functionalities as needed through modules. This modularity enables the creation of a customized CMS that can quickly adapt to the evolving needs of a business, fitting perfectly within a composable architecture framework.

Custom Content Types and Views

Drupal allows the creation of custom content types and highly customizable views without requiring custom programming. This flexibility enables organizations to model content and data in a way that aligns with their business needs and workflows, facilitating better data integration and management.

Multilingual Capabilities

With built-in multilingual support, Drupal allows for creating websites and applications in multiple languages, which is increasingly important in global business and environments. This native capability ensures that language is not a barrier in your composable architecture's components.

Community and Support

Last but not least, Drupal benefits from a large and active community of developers, contributors, and users who continuously work on improving the platform, developing new modules, and offering support. This community provides a wealth of resources, documentation, and modules that can help tailor Drupal to meet specific composability requirements.

Why Choose as your Composable Architecture Partner for Drupal Web Hosting?

When selecting a composable architecture partner, is the premier choice. Here's why:


With over seven years leading the development of our open source platform Lagoon, which is a perfect fit for any composable architecture, has empowered clients across various sectors—including governments, large enterprises, agencies, and educational institutions—to achieve their digital goals through our platform that supports best-in-class Drupal hosting but also any framework that can be containerized.

Flexibility and Developer-Friendly

Our platform, Lagoon, leverages Kubernetes and containers to offer unparalleled flexibility and scalability for your composable solution using Drupal. Designed with developers in mind, provides a seamless, easy-to-use environment that supports true production congruency. This enables teams to concentrate on refining components within the composable architecture, ensuring your projects are future-proof and aligned with the latest application delivery technologies.

Comprehensive Solutions

As a one-stop shop, simplifies your composable architecture journey by offering everything you need—from deploying any framework that can be containerized to dynamic scaling—in one integrated platform. This eliminates the hassle of juggling multiple vendors and services, allowing you to focus on innovation and growth.

Continuous Improvement

In the fast-evolving tech landscape, staying ahead is crucial. Our commitment to constant improvement means integrating the latest technologies and trends into Lagoon, ensuring you always have access to cutting-edge tools. By embracing the principles of composable architecture, we've structured Lagoon to be as flexible and adaptable as possible, allowing for seamless integration and scalability. This approach enhances our platform's capability to incorporate new technologies swiftly, as demonstrated by the recent launch of our (private) AI and LLM hosting.

Whether you're currently using a monolithic, decoupled, or fully composable architecture with Drupal, is equipped to meet you at your point of need and guide you toward your future goals. 

If you're looking for a future-proof, composable architecture platform to help you build scalable, flexible, and maintainable applications, look no further than and Lagoon. Our expertise, flexibility, developer-friendly approach, comprehensive solution, and continuous improvements make us the best choice for modern businesses. Schedule a chat with our expert team today.