Architecture

Architecture

How to improve solution architecture and design.

Security Approaches That Don’t Work

Photo by CarbonNYC If it’s not broken, then don’t fix it ... The problem is, you may have an approach that isn’t working, or it’s not...

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.

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...

Quality Attributes Frame

I found an organizing frame for quality attributes (security, performance, ... etc.) on SoftwareArchitectures.com and I think it's helpful.  They organize quality attributes by...

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...