Architectural Musings

Architectural Musings

Welcome to the musings page! Being a solution architect, I encounter many system architecture oddities that need working out. Usually, I start with what's already known by skimming the web. If that doesn't work well enough, I do my own investigations. And of course I document what I have learnt to be useful for others so they can skim the web etcetera etcetera.

I call those documenting efforts 'architectural musings'. I write them down here, feel free to use it at will.

Oh, and if you find these pieces of info useful, please drop me a quick feedback to help my self esteem. Thanks!

A Quick Trick to calculate services infra impact

You've designed all those neat new services and now it's time to deploy them. How do you calculate the infrastructure capacity impact of these services beforehand? I'll show you how in this article.

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The Islands of Stability Approach to architecture governance

The architect is not only responsible for writing the architecture but also for actively validating it's realization, aka architectural validation. To have specific points at which the application state is clear enough to architectually validate, I recommend the Islands of Stability approach.

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SOA Webservice Versioning for Service Providers

One of the issues the client I'm currently working for has come across, is the versioning of webservices and the scope of responsibility of service consumers. Basic thought: no different than standard versioning and configuration management.

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