Unready for the Future: Discarding Outdated Application Architecture Assumptions



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Many unwritten assumptions that are made about applications may not be true in modern and future environments. These assumptions will affect the architectural decisions surrounding those applications.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Application Architects Must Develop Systems That Are Dynamic, Flexible, Movable and Distributable
    • Application Architects Must Assume That There Is No Locality
    • Application Architects Must Not Assume That Environmental Services Will Enforce Integrity
    • Application Architects Must Not Assume That the Information Processed by the Application Is Text and Numbers
    • Application Architects Must Not Assume That Applications Exist to Process Input
  • Recommended Reading
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