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Relating System Quality and Software Architecture

Relating System Quality and Software Architecture
A Book

by Ivan Mistrik,Rami Bahsoon,Peter Eeles,Roshanak Roshandel,Michael Stal

  • Publisher : Morgan Kaufmann
  • Release : 2014-07-30
  • Pages : 420
  • ISBN : 0124171680
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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System Quality and Software Architecture collects state-of-the-art knowledge on how to intertwine software quality requirements with software architecture and how quality attributes are exhibited by the architecture of the system. Contributions from leading researchers and industry evangelists detail the techniques required to achieve quality management in software architecting, and the best way to apply these techniques effectively in various application domains (especially in cloud, mobile and ultra-large-scale/internet-scale architecture) Taken together, these approaches show how to assess the value of total quality management in a software development process, with an emphasis on architecture. The book explains how to improve system quality with focus on attributes such as usability, maintainability, flexibility, reliability, reusability, agility, interoperability, performance, and more. It discusses the importance of clear requirements, describes patterns and tradeoffs that can influence quality, and metrics for quality assessment and overall system analysis. The last section of the book leverages practical experience and evidence to look ahead at the challenges faced by organizations in capturing and realizing quality requirements, and explores the basis of future work in this area. Explains how design decisions and method selection influence overall system quality, and lessons learned from theories and frameworks on architectural quality Shows how to align enterprise, system, and software architecture for total quality Includes case studies, experiments, empirical validation, and systematic comparisons with other approaches already in practice.

Software Quality Assurance

Software Quality Assurance
In Large Scale and Complex Software-intensive Systems

by Ivan Mistrik,Richard M Soley,Nour Ali,John Grundy,Bedir Tekinerdogan

  • Publisher : Morgan Kaufmann
  • Release : 2015-10-12
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 0128025417
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Software Quality Assurance in Large Scale and Complex Software-intensive Systems presents novel and high-quality research related approaches that relate the quality of software architecture to system requirements, system architecture and enterprise-architecture, or software testing. Modern software has become complex and adaptable due to the emergence of globalization and new software technologies, devices and networks. These changes challenge both traditional software quality assurance techniques and software engineers to ensure software quality when building today (and tomorrow’s) adaptive, context-sensitive, and highly diverse applications. This edited volume presents state of the art techniques, methodologies, tools, best practices and guidelines for software quality assurance and offers guidance for future software engineering research and practice. Each contributed chapter considers the practical application of the topic through case studies, experiments, empirical validation, or systematic comparisons with other approaches already in practice. Topics of interest include, but are not limited, to: quality attributes of system/software architectures; aligning enterprise, system, and software architecture from the point of view of total quality; design decisions and their influence on the quality of system/software architecture; methods and processes for evaluating architecture quality; quality assessment of legacy systems and third party applications; lessons learned and empirical validation of theories and frameworks on architectural quality; empirical validation and testing for assessing architecture quality. Focused on quality assurance at all levels of software design and development Covers domain-specific software quality assurance issues e.g. for cloud, mobile, security, context-sensitive, mash-up and autonomic systems Explains likely trade-offs from design decisions in the context of complex software system engineering and quality assurance Includes practical case studies of software quality assurance for complex, adaptive and context-critical systems

Agile Software Architecture

Agile Software Architecture
Aligning Agile Processes and Software Architectures

by Muhammad Ali Babar,Alan W. Brown,Ivan Mistrik

  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release : 2013-11-27
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 0124078850
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Agile software development approaches have had significant impact on industrial software development practices. Today, agile software development has penetrated to most IT companies across the globe, with an intention to increase quality, productivity, and profitability. Comprehensive knowledge is needed to understand the architectural challenges involved in adopting and using agile approaches and industrial practices to deal with the development of large, architecturally challenging systems in an agile way. Agile Software Architecture focuses on gaps in the requirements of applying architecture-centric approaches and principles of agile software development and demystifies the agile architecture paradox. Readers will learn how agile and architectural cultures can co-exist and support each other according to the context. Moreover, this book will also provide useful leads for future research in architecture and agile to bridge such gaps by developing appropriate approaches that incorporate architecturally sound practices in agile methods. Presents a consolidated view of the state-of-art and state-of-practice as well as the newest research findings Identifies gaps in the requirements of applying architecture-centric approaches and principles of agile software development and demystifies the agile architecture paradox Explains whether or not and how agile and architectural cultures can co-exist and support each other depending upon the context Provides useful leads for future research in both architecture and agile to bridge such gaps by developing appropriate approaches, which incorporate architecturally sound practices in agile methods

Software Architecture for Big Data and the Cloud

Software Architecture for Big Data and the Cloud
A Book

by Ivan Mistrik,Rami Bahsoon,Nour Ali,Maritta Heisel,Bruce Maxim

  • Publisher : Morgan Kaufmann
  • Release : 2017-06-12
  • Pages : 470
  • ISBN : 0128093382
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Software Architecture for Big Data and the Cloud is designed to be a single resource that brings together research on how software architectures can solve the challenges imposed by building big data software systems. The challenges of big data on the software architecture can relate to scale, security, integrity, performance, concurrency, parallelism, and dependability, amongst others. Big data handling requires rethinking architectural solutions to meet functional and non-functional requirements related to volume, variety and velocity. The book's editors have varied and complementary backgrounds in requirements and architecture, specifically in software architectures for cloud and big data, as well as expertise in software engineering for cloud and big data. This book brings together work across different disciplines in software engineering, including work expanded from conference tracks and workshops led by the editors. Discusses systematic and disciplined approaches to building software architectures for cloud and big data with state-of-the-art methods and techniques Presents case studies involving enterprise, business, and government service deployment of big data applications Shares guidance on theory, frameworks, methodologies, and architecture for cloud and big data

Aligning Enterprise, System, and Software Architectures

Aligning Enterprise, System, and Software Architectures
A Book

by Mistrik, Ivan

  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 2012-10-31
  • Pages : 369
  • ISBN : 1466622008
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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"This book covers both theoretical approaches and practical solutions in the processes for aligning enterprise, systems, and software architectures"--Provided by publisher.

Economics-Driven Software Architecture

Economics-Driven Software Architecture
A Book

by Ivan Mistrik,Rami Bahsoon,Rick Kazman,Yuanyuan Zhang

  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 2014-06-03
  • Pages : 380
  • ISBN : 0124105076
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Economics-driven Software Architecture presents a guide for engineers and architects who need to understand the economic impact of architecture design decisions: the long term and strategic viability, cost-effectiveness, and sustainability of applications and systems. Economics-driven software development can increase quality, productivity, and profitability, but comprehensive knowledge is needed to understand the architectural challenges involved in dealing with the development of large, architecturally challenging systems in an economic way. This book covers how to apply economic considerations during the software architecting activities of a project. Architecture-centric approaches to development and systematic evolution, where managing complexity, cost reduction, risk mitigation, evolvability, strategic planning and long-term value creation are among the major drivers for adopting such approaches. It assists the objective assessment of the lifetime costs and benefits of evolving systems, and the identification of legacy situations, where architecture or a component is indispensable but can no longer be evolved to meet changing needs at economic cost. Such consideration will form the scientific foundation for reasoning about the economics of nonfunctional requirements in the context of architectures and architecting. Familiarizes readers with essential considerations in economic-informed and value-driven software design and analysis Introduces techniques for making value-based software architecting decisions Provides readers a better understanding of the methods of economics-driven architecting

Managing Trade-offs in Adaptable Software Architectures

Managing Trade-offs in Adaptable Software Architectures
A Book

by Ivan Mistrik,Nour Ali,Rick Kazman,John Grundy,Bradley Schmerl

  • Publisher : Morgan Kaufmann
  • Release : 2016-08-12
  • Pages : 430
  • ISBN : 0128028912
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Managing Trade-Offs in Adaptable Software Architectures explores the latest research on adapting large complex systems to changing requirements. To be able to adapt a system, engineers must evaluate different quality attributes, including trade-offs to balance functional and quality requirements to maintain a well-functioning system throughout the lifetime of the system. This comprehensive resource brings together research focusing on how to manage trade-offs and architect adaptive systems in different business contexts. It presents state-of-the-art techniques, methodologies, tools, best practices, and guidelines for developing adaptive systems, and offers guidance for future software engineering research and practice. Each contributed chapter considers the practical application of the topic through case studies, experiments, empirical validation, or systematic comparisons with other approaches already in practice. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, how to architect a system for adaptability, software architecture for self-adaptive systems, understanding and balancing the trade-offs involved, architectural patterns for self-adaptive systems, how quality attributes are exhibited by the architecture of the system, how to connect the quality of a software architecture to system architecture or other system considerations, and more. Explains software architectural processes and metrics supporting highly adaptive and complex engineering Covers validation, verification, security, and quality assurance in system design Discusses domain-specific software engineering issues for cloud-based, mobile, context-sensitive, cyber-physical, ultra-large-scale/internet-scale systems, mash-up, and autonomic systems Includes practical case studies of complex, adaptive, and context-critical systems

Software Engineering for Variability Intensive Systems

Software Engineering for Variability Intensive Systems
Foundations and Applications

by Ivan Mistrik,Matthias Galster,Bruce R. Maxim

  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 2019-01-15
  • Pages : 366
  • ISBN : 0429666748
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This book addresses the challenges in the software engineering of variability-intensive systems. Variability-intensive systems can support different usage scenarios by accommodating different and unforeseen features and qualities. The book features academic and industrial contributions that discuss the challenges in developing, maintaining and evolving systems, cloud and mobile services for variability-intensive software systems and the scalability requirements they imply. The book explores software engineering approaches that can efficiently deal with variability-intensive systems as well as applications and use cases benefiting from variability-intensive systems.

Reliable Software Technologies, Ada-Europe ...

Reliable Software Technologies, Ada-Europe ...
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2003
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop on Software Specification and Design

Proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop on Software Specification and Design
December 6-7, 1993, Redondo Beach, California

by Anonim

  • Publisher : IEEE Computer Society
  • Release : 1993
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9780818643606
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Software Specification and Design held in Redondo Beach, California, in December 1993. Among the topics discussed: real-time systems, concurrency and distribution, formal reasoning, and design methods and software architecture. No index. Annotation co

Software Quality Management III

Software Quality Management III
A Book

by M. Ross,C. A. Brebbia,G. Staples

  • Publisher : Computational Mechanics
  • Release : 1995
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN : 9781853124174
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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These are the conference proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Software Quality Management. The book aims to promote international co-operation among those in the field by creating a greater understanding of software quality issues and by sharing current research.

Architecting with RM-ODP

Architecting with RM-ODP
A Book

by Janis Putman

  • Publisher : Prentice Hall Professional
  • Release : 2001
  • Pages : 834
  • ISBN : 9780130191168
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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PrefaceTo understand anything, you should not try to understand everything. — Aristotle The whole is greater than the sum of the parts; the part is greater than a fraction of the whole. — Aristotle Architecting is a challenging process of abstraction, composition, modularity, and simplification to create an architecture specification. An architecture specification captures the essence and definition of the system: understanding, parts, and the relationships among the parts. An architecture specification defines how a system solves a business problem within the scope of the business. — Putman Leave the beaten track occasionally and dive into the woods. You will be certain to find something that you have never seen before. — Alexander Graham Bell There are large gaps in the theory and practice of software architecture and engineering. Much is published about the representation of a software architecture, such as the Unified Modeling Language (UML), but little is available about the specification for a software architecture. Software engineering methods of domain engineering, process modeling languages, and well-formed patterns of reasoning aid in the specification of an architecture. The Reference Model of Open Distributed Processing (RM-ODP) defines the standard reference model for distributed software systems architectures, based on object-oriented techniques, accepted at the international level. RM-ODP is a standard adopted by the International Standards Organization (ISO) and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). RM-ODP is embedded and used actively in mission-critical systems industries such as in telecommunications, in health care, on Wall Street (financial services industry), in various Government systems (Logistics), in European Government Agencies such as UK Aviation control systems, as a foundation for the Object Management Group (OMG) Object Management Architecture (OMA), for defining enterprise architectures, and for defining software architectures. The software systems architecture work that is emerging, and is focused either at the component level or at the systems level, provides a key resource for architecting. This is enhanced by the architecting techniques of RM-ODP. This book assembles these great ideas, explains what they mean, and shows how to use them for practical benefit, along with real-world case study examples. By using the RM-ODP specification constructs, associated languages, architecture patterns of reasoning, semantic behavior specification, and conformance testing abilities, readers will be able to architect their specific systems based on the RM-ODP specification foundations, and specify architectures that work. One of the purposes of this book is to provide the approach to using the RM-ODP foundations in architecting and specifying a distributed processing system that addresses such key properties as interoperability, dependability, portability, integration, composability, scalability, transparency, behavior specification, quality of service, policy management, federation, and conformance validation. Another purpose of this book is to explain the underlying foundations for creating an architectural specification. These foundations come not only from RM-ODP, but also from the current work in software systems architecture. Another purpose is to guide the reader to understand the importance and benefits of creating an architecture specification for an enterprise. Yet another purpose is to provide the reader with the principles to construct software systems architecture (at both introductory and in-depth levels). By applying the proven techniques of RM-ODP for what makes a good architecture, readers will be able to build their own tailored architectures, and clearly represent them in UML or some other tool, with an understanding of the underlying principles. Practitioners of RM-ODP have found that the standard is extremely beneficial in guiding architecture definition and providing standard terminology/principles for distributed object applications and infrastructures from an enterprise perspective. Outstanding Features This book is intended to provide valuable insight into successful architecture specification by describing an unprecedented foundation to accomplish this task, describing the use of the foundation, explaining the relationships of the concepts of architecting, explaining the relationships of the concepts of distributed processing, and identifying the right methods and possible tools for architecting. All material for the book has been derived from actual experiences. A medical case study is used throughout the book in ever increasing detailed specification. This medical case study is based on actual experience of the author. In addition, many metamodels are provided to represent the concepts of RM-ODP. All of these metamodels are contributions from the author. This is information that readers can use and apply in their architecting today. RM-ODP provides a reference framework, grammars, methods of abstraction and composition, and separation of concerns to achieve an architecture specification of the system. RM-ODP provides a framework for this separation, using viewpoints, as well as separating out certain decisions (e.g., product decisions) until later. Further, the reference model provides a set of definitions, which always aids in communicating with others. There is little in the literature about RM-ODP or architecture specification, and certainly not a book dedicated as a tutorial of these subjects. Now there is. In summary, this book offers the following: How to manage the architecting process in the lifecycle of a system How to solve many architecture reuse and cost-effectiveness problems How to create a business specification How to understand and use the concepts of distributed processing in an architecture How to architect effectively How to specify an architecture How to understand and specify semantic behavior and nonfunctional properties of a system (the "ilities") How to provide the right level of detail in an architecture specification How to ensure the implementation conforms to the architecture specification How to use RM-ODP effectively How to use popular tools, such as UML, to describe an architecture A definitive tutorial of RM-ODP Audience This book is designed for: Those in the Distributed Software Systems Architecture community who are interested in a methodology for using proven architecture principles. Professional software architects who are looking for new ideas about architecting a system. Within this book, the reader will find discussions of the techniques for architecting, for creating an architecture specification, and RM-ODP's relationship to other architecture frameworks. Program managers interested in how to create a cost-effective architecture within their enterprise that focuses on the needs of the enterprise and solves an enterprise problem. They will learn how do to do this through

Developing Safety Systems

Developing Safety Systems
A Guide Using Ada

by Ian C. Pyle

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1991
  • Pages : 254
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This text for senior level students looks at the different roles involved in producing and accepting safety-related systems and the corresponding human activities. It illustrates how Ada provides a framework in which the design rules for safety can be applied and confirmed.

Government Reports Announcements & Index

Government Reports Announcements & Index
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1993
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Data Bases and Data Base Systems Related to NASA's Aerospace Program

Data Bases and Data Base Systems Related to NASA's Aerospace Program
A Bibliography with Indexes

by United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Branch

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1983
  • Pages : 178
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Non-Functional Requirements in Software Engineering

Non-Functional Requirements in Software Engineering
A Book

by Lawrence Chung,Brian A. Nixon,Eric Yu,John Mylopoulos

  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 2012-12-06
  • Pages : 441
  • ISBN : 1461552699
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Non-Functional Requirements in Software Engineering presents a systematic and pragmatic approach to `building quality into' software systems. Systems must exhibit software quality attributes, such as accuracy, performance, security and modifiability. However, such non-functional requirements (NFRs) are difficult to address in many projects, even though there are many techniques to meet functional requirements in order to provide desired functionality. This is particularly true since the NFRs for each system typically interact with each other, have a broad impact on the system and may be subjective. To enable developers to systematically deal with a system's diverse NFRs, this book presents the NFR Framework. Structured graphical facilities are offered for stating NFRs and managing them by refining and inter-relating NFRs, justifying decisions, and determining their impact. Since NFRs might not be absolutely achieved, they may simply be satisfied sufficiently (`satisficed'). To reflect this, NFRs are represented as `softgoals', whose interdependencies, such as tradeoffs and synergy, are captured in graphs. The impact of decisions is qualitatively propagated through the graph to determine how well a chosen target system satisfices its NFRs. Throughout development, developers direct the process, using their expertise while being aided by catalogues of knowledge about NFRs, development techniques and tradeoffs, which can all be explored, reused and customized. Non-Functional Requirements in Software Engineering demonstrates the applicability of the NFR Framework to a variety of NFRs, domains, system characteristics and application areas. This will help readers apply the Framework to NFRs and domains of particular interest to them. Detailed treatments of particular NFRs - accuracy, security and performance requirements - along with treatments of NFRs for information systems are presented as specializations of the NFR Framework. Case studies of NFRs for a variety of information systems include credit card and administrative systems. The use of the Framework for particular application areas is illustrated for software architecture as well as enterprise modelling. Feedback from domain experts in industry and government provides an initial evaluation of the Framework and some case studies. Drawing on research results from several theses and refereed papers, this book's presentation, terminology and graphical notation have been integrated and illustrated with many figures. Non-Functional Requirements in Software Engineering is an excellent resource for software engineering practitioners, researchers and students.

Data Bases and Data Base Systems, Related to NASA's Aerospace Program

Data Bases and Data Base Systems, Related to NASA's Aerospace Program
A Bibliography with Indexes

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1983
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Tutorial Software Quality Assurance

Tutorial Software Quality Assurance
A Practical Approach

by Tsun S. Chow

  • Publisher : IEEE Computer Society
  • Release : 1985
  • Pages : 497
  • ISBN : 9780818605697
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Eighth IEEE Symposium on Software Metrics

Eighth IEEE Symposium on Software Metrics
METRICS 2002 , 4-7 June, 2002, Ottawa, Canada

by IEEE Computer Society

  • Publisher : I E E E
  • Release : 2002
  • Pages : 259
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The latest incarnation of the conference on empirical software engineering and software quality attracted papers on project prediction, measuring object-oriented systems, maintenance and evolution, inspections, web and network technology, models and abstractions, fault prediction, and methodological

Mastering Non-Functional Requirements

Mastering Non-Functional Requirements
A Book

by Sameer Paradkar

  • Publisher : Packt Publishing Ltd
  • Release : 2017-05-18
  • Pages : 230
  • ISBN : 178829789X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This book covers the most critical 24 NFRs that are applicable to IT applications and systems. About This Book Explains three stages of nonfunctional requirements, that is, analysis, architecture, and assessment In-depth knowledge of NFR framework and taxonomy that provides guidance around the modelling phase for the NFRs Coverage of 24 critical and pivotal NFRs, including the analysis, architecture, and assessment. Who This Book Is For The primary audience for this title are the gamut of roles starting from IT consultant to chief architects who are responsible to deliver strategic, tactical, and operational engagements for fortune 100 customers worldwide. Nonfunctional requirements are the key to any software / IT program. They cannot be overlooked or ignored. The book provides a comprehensive approach from analysis, architecture, and measurement of nonfunctional requirements. The book includes considerations for bespoke (Java, .Net, and COTS applications). These are applicable to IT applications from various domains. The book outlines the methodology for capturing the NFRs and also describes a framework that can be leveraged by analysts and architects for tackling NFRs for various engagements. The audience for this book include business analysts, enterprise architects, business architects, solution architects, technical architects/designers, domain/security/integration architects, software developers, support engineers and test engineers, technical project managers, project leads/technical leads/technical project managers, and students from the computer science/IT stream What You Will Learn Learn techniques related to the analysis, architecture, and monitoring of NFRs Understand the various tools, techniques, and processes in order to improve the overall quality of the desired outcomes Embrace the best practices of architecting, metrics, and success factors for NFRs Identify the common pitfalls to be avoided and the patterns to leverage Understand taxonomy and framework for NFRs Learn the design guidelines for architecting applications and systems relating to NFRs Abstract different methodologies to analyze and gather NFRs In Detail Non-functional Requirements are key to any software/IT program and cannot be overlooked or ignored. This book provides a comprehensive approach to the analysis, architecture, and measurement of NFRs. It includes considerations for bespoke Java, .NET, and COTS applications that are applicable to IT applications/systems in different domains. The book outlines the methodology for capturing the NFRs and also describes a framework that can be leveraged by analysts and architects for tackling NFRs for various engagements. This book starts off by explaining the various KPIs, taxonomies, and methods for identifying NFRs. Learn the design guidelines for architecting applications and systems relating to NFRs and design principles to achieve the desired outcome. We will then move on to various key tiers/layers and patterns pertaining to the business, database, and integrating tiers. After this, we will dive deep into the topics pertaining to techniques related to monitoring and measurement of NFRs, such as sizing, analytical modeling, and quality assurance. Lastly, we end the book by describing some pivotal NFRs and checklists for the software quality attributes related to the business, application, data, and infrastructure domains. Style and approach The book takes a pragmatic approach, describing various techniques related to the analysis of NFRs, the architecture of NFRs, and assessment of NFRs.