The completely updated "field manual" for becoming a better software architect!
The crucial skills you need to survive and thrive as an enterprise software architect! Fully updated for the latest techniques-from lightweight methods and architectural layers to Model-Driven Architecture and UML 2.0!
In this book, Raphael Malveau and Thomas J. Mowbray share up-to-the-minute insights and practical solutions for all the key challenges of building enterprise software systems with objects, components, and Internet technologies. You'll master today's best technical and business practices for the entire project lifecycle as you discover how to avoid crucial pitfalls and costly errors. Coverage includes:
Choosing the right architectural model for your project
Executing heavyweight and lightweight approaches to software architecture
Understanding the architectural issues associated with open source development
Managing complexity, scalability, reliability, security, latency, and flexibility
Making the most of abstraction, refactoring, and architectural prototyping
Leveraging proven design patterns and anti-patterns
Effective prototyping, business-case development, and project leadership
Coordinating smoothly with project managers and teams
Managing your own career as a software architect
With hands-on exercises, real-life war stories, and a take-no-prisoners attitude, Software Architect Bootcamp, Second Edition, won't just help you become a great software architect: it'll help you become a true technical leader of your organization.