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The 12 Principles of Application Architecture for Digital Business and IoT

Published: 29 January 2015

ID: G00263480

Analyst(s): Yefim Natis , Ross Altman

Summary

Digital business and the Internet of Things demand a new level of excellence in enterprise architecture principles and practices. Strategic application architects and other IT strategists must arm their organizations for business and technology innovation.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • No. 1: Start With Services
  • No. 2: Virtualize Your Application Services
  • No. 3: Control Service Access by Policy
  • No. 4: Adapt to the Blurred Application Boundaries
  • No. 5: Protect Data Integrity Through Privileged Data Services
  • No. 6: Think Cloud When Designing Back-End Application Services
  • No. 7: Think Mobile When Designing User-Facing Front-End Software
  • No. 8: Design Your Data Model With the CAP Theorem in Mind
  • No. 9: Use Separation of Concerns to Foster Agility, Efficiency and Resilience
  • No. 10: Use Event Processing in the Eventful World
  • No. 11: Automate Context Discovery
  • No. 12: Use In-Memory Data Grids and DBMS

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