Diagramming System Architecture in 5 Simple Steps

Tandem

As part of our final project handoff to Tandem clients, we provide a diagram of the product’s architecture — a visual depiction of the various systems, platforms, and tools that work together to support a software product. Here’s how we create system architecture diagrams.

TDD and System Architecture

Net Objectives

In truth, some of these problems actually indicate faults in the system architecture. For example, developers will struggle to write unit tests of behavior that is embedded in a user interface, or in stored procedures … Continue reading "TDD and System Architecture". When first adopting TDD, developers can run into some roadblocks that seem to indicate that TDD is a difficult process.

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Building Docker images for multiple operating system architectures

CircleCI

There are often circumstances where software is compiled and packaged into artifacts that must function on multiple operating systems (OS) and processor architectures. Docker images must also be built on the hardware architectures they’re intended to run on.

Primer: Understanding Software and System Architecture

The New Stack

Some key concepts this article refers to are explained in her previous Distributed Systems Primer article. At this juncture, it’s critical that they have a basic understanding of how software and system architecture work and how decisions made choosing the right architecture will affect the final business application or solution in terms of usability, scalability, flexibility, and more. To master this complexity, systems must be properly organized.

When technology is something to sing about

Enterprise.nxt

Writing about music is like dancing about systems architecture. Careers & Culture

How to Run a Remote GameDay

DevOps.com

For those unfamiliar with the term, a GameDay is a dedicated day for running chaos engineering experiments on our systems with our team. The goal is cooperative, proactive testing of our system to enhance reliability.

Operational Excellence and the Success of Software Deployments

DevOps.com

The driving idea is reliability must be baked into system architectures and infrastructure from the beginning. When we talk about best practices for software reliability, the conversation tends to focus on optimizing the applications themselves and the infrastructure that hosts them. That’s certainly true. But by focusing too much on the design and implementation of […]. The post Operational Excellence and the Success of Software Deployments appeared first on DevOps.com.

What Quality Metrics Matter Most for DevOps?

DevOps.com

Despite seismic shifts in business expectations, development methodologies, system architectures and team structures, most organizations still rely on quality metrics that were designed for a much different era. The way we develop and deliver software has changed dramatically in the past five years—but the metrics we use to measure quality remain largely the same.

Computer-Based Training: April 2020 Release in Review

Security Innovation

As IT systems expand in their complexity, ensuring security diligence becomes increasingly challenging. More importantly, the need for job-specific guidance becomes critical for all those involved in the secure building and operating of them, whether in Program/Project Management and Acquisition, Network Services, Systems Architecture, Development, Risk Management, or even Threat Analysis.

The Wonderful World of Distributed Systems and the Art of Metadata Management

Nutanix

While other Hyperconverged solutions have since come out, what differentiates Nutanix from the other solutions is the focus on implementing a highly scalable, reliable and performant distributed systems architecture Nutanix introduced the first Hyperconverged platform to the market in 2011.

The Wonderful World of Distributed Systems and the Art of Metadata Management

Nutanix

While other Hyperconverged solutions have since come out, what differentiates Nutanix from the other solutions is the focus on implementing a highly scalable, reliable and performant distributed systems architecture Nutanix introduced the first Hyperconverged platform to the market in 2011.

The Wonderful World of Distributed Systems and the Art of Metadata Management

Nutanix

While other Hyperconverged solutions have since come out, what differentiates Nutanix from the other solutions is the focus on implementing a highly scalable, reliable and performant distributed systems architecture Nutanix introduced the first Hyperconverged platform to the market in 2011.

Top Disadvantages to Adopting Microservices (And Why You Should Do It Anyway)

OverOps

New system architectures introduce brand new skills, tools and processes that need to be learned. The flow of data across new distributed systems is much more complex, especially within systems working at mass scale. Unfortunately, because the systems creating the logs are distributed, so are the logs. Containers are taking over the software world, changing the way and pace in which we design, write and deliver software.

Fed Tech Roundup November 5th

CTOvision

Northrop Grumman Demonstrates 5th-to-4th Generation Gateway Radio Using Open Mission Systems Architecture. Federal prison system wants anti-drone technology - Network World. The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from FedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com ): Fed Tech Ticker. Northrop Grumman Highlights Global Defence and Security Capabilities at 2015 Dubai Airshow. What Technology Should Be Un-Invented? Nextgov.

Why Enterprise Storage Customers Stay in Suboptimal Vendor Relationships

Infinidat

Guest Blogger: Eric Burgener, Research Vice President, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies, IDC. Once administrators are trained on a vendor's system, it can be easier to get trained on subsequent features and releases than switch to a completely different vendor.

Where to Get Help with Programming Assignments?

The Crazy Programmer

Once you learn how to build a system architecture, you can integrate multiple machine codes for various programming processes. Learning computer programming means you need to gather knowledge on various activities, such as decoding and encoding, integrating algorithms, and formulating and analyzing the algorithms according to their respective computer languages. Usually, IT enthusiasts start learning computer languages from a young age.

Modus Create Announces Modus Kickstart to Streamline Product Development Process

Modus Create

Starting with team alignment and preparedness, customers participate in a series of workshops that will focus on goal alignment, user story mapping, system architecture and more. Modus Create, a disruptive consulting, product strategy and Agile development firm, today announced the release of Modus Kickstart, a structured, facilitated set of workshops and deliverables designed to help customers prepare for a successful software development project.

What is Continuous Verification?

OpenCredo

These methods are fundamentally important for the delivery of modern software and can grow to become sophisticated with full test deployment to environments which replicate production and use of service virtualisation to model system behaviour. .

Avoiding Serverless Anti-Patterns with Observability

The New Stack

This inadvertently leads to a black box situation, where we become unaware of how and why our serverless architecture behaves. As teams and companies begin to adopt serverless, one of the biggest mistakes they can make is designing their architecture while still having a monolith mentality.

Why You Must Reinvent Testing for Agile and DevOps

The New Stack

Decentralization of Architectures and Teams. System architectures have oscillated from a centralized to a much more decentralized set of integrated systems. From the monolithic mainframe applications of the past, we’ve evolved into a set of integrated systems that are becoming significantly more distributed. The Development team structure has traditionally followed the system architecture trends. Tricentis sponsored this post. Wayne Ariola.

How Ably Efficiently Implemented Consistent Hashing

High Scalability

In this article, we’ll understand what consistent hashing is all about and why it is an essential tool in scalable distributed system architectures. This is a guest post by Srushtika Neelakantam , Developer Advovate for Ably Realtime, a realtime data delivery platform. You can view the original article—H ow to implement consistent hashing efficiently —on Ably's blog.

Primer: Understanding the Cloud Native Impact on Architecture

The New Stack

This is Part 2 of our previous article “ Primer: Understanding Software and System Architecture.” ” In today’s race towards digital transformation, architectural best practices are often sacrificed for speed. While a well-designed, modular cloud native architecture requires a little more time and resources during the planning and implementation phase, it will also enable IT to adapt and extend it as new technologies hit the market.

Amazon ECS vs. Amazon EKS: The Ultimate Showdown

The New Stack

He mainly works on serverless architectures, distributed systems and monitoring tools. This article will focus on the two featured AWS weapons for microservices and cloud architecture: Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) and Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS).

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TARS Microservices Extended to the ARM Architecture

The New Stack

Tencent, an internet-based platform company, has developed TARS microservices for ARM CPU architectures. TARS, a mature open source remote procedure call (RPC) framework is widely used by developers as a toolbox for quickly building systems and automatically generating code. In this post, we describe the basic systems architecture and deployment scenarios for TARS in 4G and 5G networks, which will be the initial target verticals for the ARM architecture port.

Cloud Management Platforms Need Robust Automated Integration

The New Stack

David brings over 20 years of technology experience and leadership in customer, partner and software vendor roles across systems architecture, operations, software development and product management, focusing on fortune 500 enterprise and service provider customers.

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What’s Wrong With Training Wheels?

LeanEssays

First of all, our balance bike operates best without dependencies, and we must acknowledge that dependencies are an architectural problem. Too many companies are trying to solve the dependency problem with process solutions, rather than tackle the real problem – their architecture, both the system architecture and the organizational architecture. The boy looked to be four or five years old.

Software Architect Role, Skills, and Impact on Product Success

Altexsoft

There are dozens of definitions for a software or technical architect, but in most general terms a person holding this position drives all critical decisions about the organization of the software system. a high-level structure of a software system (architecture), its main components and their interfaces, interactions of these components with each other and with external systems, and. An example of a high-level architectural diagram for an Internet banking system.

Agile Misconception #2: We Don’t Need Documentation

Atomic Spin

From requirements to systems architecture to design, you’re creating documentation at every step of the process. Architecture diagrams. Architecture diagrams specifically don’t change often, and they are a good way to identify integration points. What is particularly complex about the system? Are there parts of the systems that are used infrequently and hard to remember how to approach?

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Embracing NewSQL: Why PalFish Chose TiDB over MongoDB and MySQL

The New Stack

He is an expert in the architecture of distributed systems, with rich experience in service governance, stability construction and high concurrency architecture. A project’s system architecture has long-term influence on its evolution. Xianlin Chen.

De-Risking Enterprise Storage Upgrades (Part 1)

Infinidat

Guest Blogger: Eric Burgener, Research Vice President, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies, IDC. For storage platforms that host at least some mission-critical workloads, the ability to perform within-system upgrades non-disruptively is a critical requirement. .

De-Risking Enterprise Storage Upgrades (Part 1)

Infinidat

Guest Blogger: Eric Burgener, Research Vice President, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies, IDC. For storage platforms that host at least some mission-critical workloads, the ability to perform within-system upgrades non-disruptively is a critical requirement. .

Embracing NewSQL: Why PalFish Chose TiDB

The New Stack

He is an expert in the architecture of distributed systems, with rich experience in service governance, stability construction and high concurrency architecture. A project’s system architecture has long-term influence on its evolution. Xianlin Chen.

Reactive architecture benefits & use cases

Apiumhub

While the term reactive architecture has been around for a long time, only relatively recently has it been recognized by the industry and hit mainstream adoption. Reactive Architecture is nothing more than the combination of reactive programming and software architectures. Also known as reactive systems, the goal is to make the system responsive, resilient, elastic, and message driven. Reactive architecture benefits. Reactive Architecture: use cases .

Guiding parameters for an effective analytics architecture

Zensar

We live in an age where systems and applications are evolving at a rapid pace where technologies transition from vogue to commonplace to obsolete in less than a decade. Hence, it is important to ensure that the overall data systems architecture is well defined, nuanced for specific needs and follows best practices and guidelines for data management. From my experience of designing and implementing architectures, the most important consideration is business objective.

Cable’s 10G Platform to Provide Synchronization for 5G

CableLabs

This is achieved in practice by means of the radios and “their controllers” connecting to the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). A high-level architecture of the solution framework is illustrated in the figure below (technical details can be obtained in this SCTE white paper ). In the upcoming months, our team will complete additional requirements and timing architectures.