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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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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 "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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Maintain different versions of the same entity for different locations. Find a standard approach for this

I'm designing an enterprise application (SQL + REST API + Web UI) and I'm trying to find some standard approach for the following problem: Definition: I have a company with multiple locations. I also ...
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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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How to manage chaotic code explosion in React application

So we decided to redo UI of our web application in React. Six months down the lane and we have a complete mess of components and reducers and thunks and actions and god knows what not. We have ...
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Load for Date dimension table of a warehouse

I have a general question about loading data into a data warehouse (DW). This is basically a followup to an older question of mine. I have a general understanding problem about fill the [Date] ...
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Enterprise application warehousing and relational database

I have a general question about design pattern for an enterprise application. I read a lot about it but its actually hard to find an answer because most you find it rater about how to design a data ...
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Effective data/rows queuing out of database

A component in a system (called Notifier) inserts hundreds of messages ~300 (SMSs) per second in a table in MSSQL database with PENDING status by flagging a column called status with int value 0. ...
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Using Salesforce as Single Source of Truth

From a software architecture perspective, are there major issues with using Salesforce as an application's single source of truth? Context: We are building the software architecture for a high touch ...
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MSSQL client server architecture

BASIC QUESTION: We have a small application that uses a MSSQL database to save data. We want to use Windows-Authentification to allow each client (15 in total) to connect to the database to write/read ...
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Is a call stack required for robust computer architecture?

I am not too familiar with the computer architecture terminology yet so please bear with me. I seem to understand that von Neumann architectures are more robust ("universal Turing machines") as ...
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Service layer returns DTO to controller but need it to return model for other services

Following this post https://stackoverflow.com/questions/21554977/should-services-always-return-dtos-or-can-they-also-return-domain-models and best practices in Software Arch suggestions by Martin ...
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Is it wrong to build as much granularity as possible into a REST API?

I was recently considering the difference between using raw SQL and using a query builder like knex.js for writing dynamic queries so that I get any level of granularity for filtering database tables. ...
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What's the correct way to provide same functionality for a desktop and a web application?

I work on a GIS-based Network Inventory software. There are two versions of it available: a desktop and a web application. Currently any feature must be implemented separately for desktop and web. ...
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Is ASP.NET Core Identity a leaky abstraction?

As far as I know, the DBContext or underlying persistance technology should be only contained inside the Data layer. Also, it feels very wrong to me to have identity package inside the user ...
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Customized access control using OAuth 2.0

I'm designing a enterprise infrastructure monitoring application which has customized needs of access control, beyond roles and authorities. The architecture include multiple nodes of REST API being ...
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Robust architecture with EF Core

I'm trying to figure out how it's possible to robustly code against EF Core in a large, multi-tiered codebase. We have been experiencing several issues, and most of the example project architectures ...
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What is the best way for transferring large datasets between an old java app and a python app on the network?

I am working on a machine learning project at the moment which requires me to transfer the data from an old Java app(which is also the custodian of the data in current paradigm) to a python service ...
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Domain Driven Design to consolidate multiple projects

How I can consolidate multiple projects by keeping the same namespace and move them into Domain Driven Design project? We are not a software shop and our code is not an API with no intention of being ...
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Is it appropriate to run everything through web applications? [closed]

I work for a company in which the majority of our overall platform consists of a massive, monolithic web application. Nearly all of the application's functionality resides on 2 servers. Our main, ...
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Implementing Business Logic in Architecture

I am currently making architecture for one application in which we have different types of user and every user has different types of functionalities to perform. I am confuse in one point if i try to ...
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Should business logic be in the app or in the backend?

I've recently started applying the Clean Architecture while developing an Android application. And so I divided my application in 4 different parts. Data layer Contains the implementation of ...
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How should the interaction between the MIS instances of a large system happen?

Overall situations: The plan was to build a large system (Management Information System or MIS type) to be used throughout the country, by say 100,000 users daily. The team decided to split that into ...
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Bringing data from 30 APIs based on data came from the APIs

I have to write server (.net core) that is going to read data from 30 different remote APIs. I suppose to run some sort of decision trees, if I find something in one API goes to another API, else some ...
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What's the purpose of explicit encapsulation?

Assume you have a library in which every function is public. Sooner or later developers who use your library will come up with a stable pattern of usage. In that terms external information of how ...
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What are the benefits of aggregating structure and functions associated with it in one object? [closed]

What are the benefits of aggregating a structure and functions associated with it in one object? What are the benefits of explicitly decalring a class. If i write procedural code i already know that ...

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