The purpose of large-scale software architecture is to capture and describe practical representations to make development teams more effective.
In this book the authors show how to utilise software architecture as a tool to guide the development instead of capturing the architectural details after all the design decisions have been made.
Offers a concise description of UML usage for large-scale architecture
Discusses software architecture and design principles
Technology and vendor independent
Jeff Garland , President CTO, CrystalClear Software, Phoenix, AZ, USA. Richard Anthony , Senior Software Architect, Object Computing Inc, Tempe, AZ, USA. Jeff Garland has over 16 years experience as a software designer and architect. He currently consults, specializing in the development of software architecture for large-scale systems. Richard Anthony has over 17 years experience as a software designer and architect. He currently consults, specializing in CORBA and distributed systems.
Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction. Roles of the Software Architect. Software Architecture and the Development Process. Example System Overview. UML Quick Tour. System Context and Domain Analysis. Component Design and Modeling. Subsystem Design. Transaction and Data Design. Process and Deployment Design. Architecture Techniques. Applying the Viewpoints. Appendix: Summary of Architectural Viewpoints. Bibliography. Index.