Architecture

Architecture

How to improve solution architecture and design.

Conceptual Architecture View, Module View, Execution View, and Code View

How do you represent a software architecture?  You can use a set of viewpoints including a conceptual architecture view, module view, execution view, and...

Architectural Styles

You can think of architectural styles as a collection of principles that shape or govern the design of your application. Many of the styles...

3 Groups of Architectural Structures

You can divide software architecture structures into 3 groups: 1) module structures, 2) component-and-connector structures, and 3) allocation structures.  These 3 groups map to...

7 Habits of Highly Successful Software Architects

Do you practice the habits of highly successful software architects? Can you deliver a solution while acting as a technical mentor, empowering others, improving...

Performance Hot Spots

From a software performance standpoint, "hot spots" are an area of intense activity. They're hot spots because they're frequently executed code paths with some sort of friction or bottleneck. They represent potential optimization paths for improving the performance of your code or design. You find the hot spots by measuring and analyzing the system. Stepping back, we can use "Hot Spots" more loosely. We can use them to gather, organize, and share principles, patterns, and practices for performance.