An example of architecting for tactical goals


Please be forewarned as the following example is a recipe for a perfect disaster. We have to put this disclaimer as some could take it as direct architectural advice. It is also sadly realistic, since all that we have described next was taken from real implementations. We will use this example in the later chapters.

So, what are the tactical goals? The essence here is time, usually limited by a timeframe of a project or several milestones of non-correlated projects. It is always good to stay on budget and deliver on time what was promised. This is a common scenario for a component or a single application development process. Isolation, focus on performance, and reliability as primary targets have ...

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