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The high level design and description of software systems frequently characterized by having large quantities of persistent data that is accessed concurrently.

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Design of ETL system that should receive both files and via api

I am tasked to design a system that should receive data either as files or via an API and perform ETL functions. The end result is put into an RDBMS. For the sake of example, imagine a system that ...
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What aspects of system architecture are relevant to a Product Manager who wants to learn about it?

I have been asked to give a 45 minute talk on my team's system architecture to an incoming product manager (PM). Well, this PM's "mentor" highly recommended asking for one. I'm comfortable ...
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Critical Infrastructure Language Selection

I took over a development team working on life-safety critical software earlier in the year. The product has been in development for about 8 years, but the current team has only been working on the ...
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Rest API Layered Architecture Java / Spring / JPA

Currently, all REST applications I work with have a three-layered architecture: Persistence -> Contains "entity" classes with JPA annotations / Spring Data JPA repositories Core -> ...
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DDD On Large Scale Applications

Working on DDD lately got me thinking about how it preforms on large scale systems. Watching many tutorials and reading many articles makes it look fun and promising for small projects. I have three ...
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Is this a bad pattern for reporting/audit?

We have a large code base with lots of workflow data (camunda) that does this: Create a reporting event in the codebase Give it a code + payload Put the item on a message queue Consume queue ...
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Is layered architecture style inherently monolithic?

Overall cost and simplicity are the primary strengths of the layered architecture style. Being monolithic in nature, layered architectures don’t have the complexities associated with distributed ...
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What does it mean the fish objects on the architecture diagram? [closed]

What does it mean this fish object on the architecture diagram?
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Process many types of work in parallel, but sequential for each type of work

Imagine there is a stream of requests for about 500 types of work. There can be say 5 workers in parallel. One type of work should be executed by at most one worker at the same time. The requests for ...
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Avoiding reloading entities many times with EF Core and Mediatr

We have a largeish .NET Core project which uses Mediatr and EF Core. Many of the queries look something like: public class GetSomeInformation : IRequest<string> { public int DocumentId { get;...
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Design pattern for scheduling method calls (open-loop control) [duplicate]

I have an ERP-style system that needs to allow users to orchestrate an Entity.action() on a variety of objects that implement the Entity interface, at different datetimes. Calling action() would ...
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Is it OK to use a Command Sourcing instead of Event Sourcing? Replay events in Commands-Repositories

I have a system that uses a graph database without any ORM, mapper or tool that tracks entity changes, like EntityFramework. I'm not using domain entities, instead I have an Event that calls changes ...
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In an "Always On" architecture, how are duplicate concurrent transactions handled?

Imagine a scenario where a gift card has been purchased with cash, the gift card is duplicated, and each card is used to purchase an iPad at a self-service counter at exactly the same time. What are ...
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Guideline choosing between reporting solution or application front-end

I am working in the data department of a middle-sized logistics company who is shifting from an 'old-school' on-premise BI data warehouse to a more 'modern' cloud-based data lake approach. Another ...
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Best way to calculate profit/loss with historical data

Problem I need to build a profit/loss graph for a mobile app. The api from which I can get the historical price data only allows me to retrieve 1 item at a time. If the user has 500 items that would ...
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In vertical slice architecture, how can I deal with entities/repositories that are used in multiple slices?

I'm trying to group the components of my system by funtionality. This is the analysis class diagram of my system model. A service class that involves a Post entity might necessarily interact ...
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"Protect" published events using auth, Event driven architecture

I have a system that publishes events to a message broker, lets call that system A. I also have system B and system C that subscribes to the "events"/messages. My payload/message looks like ...
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How to handle storing of arbitrary data in an application enablement platform

I'm working on an AEP in the IoT space, where we've created a few domain-specific entities to allow users to model their data. Each entity has both a type and instances of that entity. These are: ...
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When does it become appropriate to make http calls?

Background: different developers are building an e-commerce system using Spring. Some are working on the user facing arm, others are working on the CMS, while the other group are working on the vendor ...
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How to handle db query between two or more microservices with different databases?

Suppose we have multiple services which each of them uses its own db(SQL or NoSQL, could be physically distributed). How can handle queries which require data from two or more microservices? PS 1 As ...
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Websockets or HTTP | B2B environment

Let's start off with the infrastructure architecture that we have, because that's the most important aspect of this conversation. Clients (browsers) which communicate with the product cluster (over ...
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How harm it can be to combine an update/create/delete REST request?

Currently I have being request do implement an endpoint that would be responsible to update/create/delete sub-items for a single entity. The entities in case are students in a given classroom and the ...
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API controllers modeling

I'm developing an API with ASP.NET, but I'm having some questions about the best way I should develop the controller layer for the products. I'm having these questions because each product will have ...
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If Entities, in the Clean Architecture, are enterprise wide rules how different applications consume them?

In this post, Uncle Bob writes: Entities encapsulate Enterprise wide business rules. An entity can be an object with methods, or it can be a set of data structures and functions. It doesn’t matter so ...
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How to share API between microservices?

Currently, our architecture uses an "API-first" approach in building our product. This product is divided across multiple teams handling different microservices. The above image succinctly ...
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What's the best architecture to run scheduled jobs (max. every hour) and jobs initiated by users, both of which do same processing?

I own a library that reads a file (large or small) and converts it to a special format that one of our vendor's application needs. This conversion can take anywhere between 5 seconds to 10 minutes ...
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How to deal with classes with same purpose from different libraries?

I have a question regarding software design/architecture. Are there any best practices or design patterns regarding the usage of classes with the same purpose from different libraries? Let's imagine ...
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Clean Architecture - Controllers and Presenters

I am having a hard time trying to wrap my head around the relationship between Controllers and Presenters in Uncle Bob's Clean Architecture. In most of his videos, he talks too little about ...
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How to avoid making User a god object?

Consider typical gym trainings tracker app. User has account related attributes: User { id login password email fname, lname isBlocked } However, the requirements are that an application'...
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Is there any recognized pattern supporting or discouraging the access to the same database from multiple applications?

I don't have a formal education regarding application architecture, what I know I mostly "absorbed" on the job from enterprise architectures of the companies I worked for and/or from senior ...
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Is it correct to use Lombok in a domain object?

I'm starting the refactoring of a legacy app in favor of having a more organized structure, I chose to go with hexagonal architecture since I have lots of well-defined ports and adapters, my use cases ...
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What is an affordable way to communicate real-time data between players in a game?

I have been building a card game web app with firebase. Because firestore charges by number of reads/writes, I have only been updating the opponents of your plays when you place a card, so other ...
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Database per tenant architecture with microservices

Our team is currently building out an application built with microservices. This application will handle many tenants (organizations) with a database per tenant design. Authentication is handled by ...
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Orchestrator or coordination pattern in Azure?

I am designing a background web job in Azure that, given a list of users it retrieves from a database, makes calls to a separate messaging microservice (for each record) that will end up sending N ...
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Avoiding infinite loops in SOA / Enterprise Integration messaging

Thinking within a Service Oriented Architecture / Microservices / Enterprise Integration framework how does one avoid infinite loops when publishing messages between systems, especially when one has ...
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Confusion about layered architecture

Given a layered architecture consisting of presentation layer business logic layer data (access) layer and a SPA web application communicating through REST endpoints with the backend (eg Angular and ...
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Monolith to microservices - Staging / UAT environments

In our organization we're looking to adopt a service oriented architecture where new requirements (that are natural bounded contexts) are being built as separate services that integrate into the main ...
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Integrating HTTP / Webhooks with Message Queues

I'm working at a project which integrates several Applications mostly SaaS Applications. The SaaS solutions have all the possibilities to hook into the internal event system with webhooks. The ...
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Socket.io behind api gateway

So the architecture I am currently working with, we have an api-gateway that gets all the requests and publishes them to our Eventsystem/ or directly to our essential services(auth, etc). Now we want ...
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What is the term for an architecture between a monolith and micro services

Most architecture design discussions I'm seeing discuss both micro services and monoliths and the trade offs between two. For the average corporate neither of these architectures in their purest form ...
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Architecture to check for user properties in bulk?

We run an infrastructure in our organization, where a list of configs are provided and we check which config a given user satisfies. For eg: config_1 = {"a": 1, "b": 2, "c": 3} config_2 = {"a": 1, "b"...
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How to organize database access logic for the infrastructure and application layer when avoiding ORM tools?

I'm trying create a .NET Core project and followed some guides to create a basic architecture Jason Taylor - Clean Architecture with ASP.NET Core 3.0 Sample project Clean Architecture Template I'm ...
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How to organize my controllers in projects in .Net API?

I'm working on a project that is a API with many controllers and modules. Which of the following is the best architectural practice to organizing my API controllers by dll (.NET 4.7 WebAPI)? Why? ...
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Understanding usage of TOGAF Artifact Application/Data Matrix

I’m a Solution Architect trying to understand and use the TOGAF artefacts that could benefit us. Now I’m stuck on Application/Data Matrix and none of my Googling ninja skills have helped: I want to ...
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How to ensure long-term enterprise software stability with changing frameworks / things going out of support?

I work for the in-house IT department of one of the largest companies in my country. The infrastructure and software systems are heavily based on Oracle Database. Most core business processes and ...
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How to structure separate projects in a single solution? i.e project.Domain etc in C#

So this is a very beginner question, so please do be patient with me: But I am building a little practice project and what I am struggling to understand is the overall structure of the solution, in ...
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Architecture for real time updates from the data in file system

I am trying to revamp my legacy application to make it scalable and performant. Its current architecture is something like this Consider a short-lived script that gets invocated 500k+ times a day, ...
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Can an Azure DRM protected video be delivered from a VPS?

I am planning to develop a subscription based Video on Demand android App. I am planning to host videos on VPS with unlimited free bandwidth. It's said that nothing beats nginx for static hosting. So ...
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How & Should we use Clean Architecture in Front-end?

Just a little explanation: "I'm used to be a solo front-end developer in my company and using default folder-structure and way of coding which vue-cli provided, it is good for a solo developer and ...
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Does it make sense to apply interface segregation to a facade?

In my project, we have a couple different back-end APIs/endpoints that are called by the same front-end page at different times. All of these endpoints are sort of related to the overall "theme" or "...
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