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Improving Availability vs Mean Time Between Failures

Let's assume that I have to deal with an unreliable system accessed by many users that goes down/fails, let's say, X times for X minutes weekly. If only one of the following can be improved due to ...
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Cheap and effective way to secure a transport permit of the wildlife to be prevent being reused

My scenario is like this. I work for a government agency that specialize in the Environment and Natural Resources. We want to make fool-proof functional system (software, hardware, people-ware, policy)...
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Does Scrum need System specification document?

We're building a website to manage our company asset, and apply Agile/Scrum to this project. We started with the Product backlog as in attachment. We planned to start the first Sprint but the team ...
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How to show multiple exit conditions in a system sequence diagram loop frame

How are multiple exit conditions in a system sequence diagram loop frame indicated? And how would the alternative event flow based on how the system exited the loop be shown? For example a login loop ...
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Two C program sharing same addresses

I was trying to understand structure padding , so i wrote a simple program as written below and i executed it . just to make clear i made two copy of this program program1.c and program2.c and ...
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How to call a team activity where members are in charge of interconnecting systems?

I'm talking of members of a team in charge of dealing with external providers, cloud services, social services, marketing services and so on... They are not building the core application but they ...
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Does algorithm design belong to software engineering? [closed]

In academic meaning, it seems to me that algorithm design is studied in a high/abstract level of computation (computability, complexity), although software engineering is also studied in high/...
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Flat files for events and alarms

So I'm working on a project that I was introduced to a year ago. One of the features of project involves alarming the users when certain events are triggered. There is also a log of these events. ...
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PHP - How to structure this application

Sorry if the title is leading.. I'm looking for advice for the following system I am implementing: The system is to provide quotes for customers, this is then exported to PDF and emailed to the ...
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Can a the kind of load Uber handles be served from just one server?

http://techcrunch.com/2013/12/04/leaked-uber-numbers-which-weve-confirmed-point-to-over-1b-gross-revenue-213m-revenue/ This article says that Uber does about 1M requests a week. Which is about 1.65 ...
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What's the best way to store class/type info in a plugin system in your software?

There are lots of applications like 3ds Max, Maya, etc that allows you to use plugins, where even the default nodes are created as plugins. This is all good but if the developer changes the class/...
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component-based power system for a game [closed]

My issue is that I've been trying to implement a power/electrical system for a while now. I'm using Unreal Engine 4 with C++ but that's not really relevant. I'm trying to implement some sort of ...
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What is the difference between user requirements and system requirements?

From what I've read I believe user requirements are just the system requirements given in lay mans terms, is this correct? I'm specifically referring to the book "Software Engineering" by Ian ...
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Creating system diagrams for a small app

I am learning system design (on my own) and still I am not clear on a few things. Assume there is a simple application with a front-end and a database for storing of the data. In the system ...
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What goes within the Architecture Overview of a Design Specification?

I have designed an management system for a medical practice and I am writing the design specification and I am kind of stumped by what to write for a section. It asks for me to write about the ...
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Just one class - Java

I've written a program in Java, it's only fairly small and I started programming and ended up just building one big class with everything inside it. The program works fine and exactly how I wanted it ...
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Best practice mapping an external id on my system

I've done some searches for "id mapping" and "external id mapping" and I can't find anything meaningful on the site or google, so, here's my question/scenario. I'm developing an application which ...
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Rails/Node.js interaction

I and my co-worker are developing a web application with rails and node.js and we can't reach a consensus regarding a particular architectural decision. Our setup is basically a rails server working ...
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Programming a trading strategy [closed]

Excuse me if I'm not descriptive enough, as I do not have much of a background when it comes to these things: How would I go about coding a primitive trading strategy and link it to some sort of ...
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Finding right bug tracker web application

I'm looking for a bug tracking system (similiar as http://www.mantisbt.org) with these following requirements: Requirement specifications are: Upload picture and different files without any ...
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where can I find an overview of known “multithreading systems architectures” design patterns? [closed]

Using C#, I have been doing multithreaded development for about 5 years, and consider myself quite proficient (I wrote my own lock-free queue and task parallel framework before Microsoft made TPF). ...
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At what point does a company need a system engineer?

I'm 8 months into my first job as a developer at a mid-small company. The four development teams have about 7 developers each, the design team consists of about the same number, and the ...
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Can you prototype a complex system change?

I'm currently in the process of redesigning parts of a large and complex application server to allow it to be distributed across multiple machines. I've been asked to provide a prototype of the ...
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How do programmers deal with low level software development in high level languages?

I am somewhat new to programming and the best way I can ask this question is with an example. I know how to do basic things in Java and C#. Things like a small windows forms application or make a ...
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Question about a voting system implementation

I am implementing a voting system and need some input from fellow programmers. Do you see anything that could go wrong by having users input a valid email and perhaps have a captcha to stop automated ...
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Issue Management

I know this isn't about programming but i should learn "Issue Management" What is Issue Management? I read Wikipedi page but i don't understand very well. Can you tell me Issue Management and if ...