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text influences the design of the system by driving some developmental and operational decisions. Although current standards envision the system as a composition of interconnected components, architecture also establishes some firm points that are hard to modify later. In a way, expressing software development in terms of architecture boils down to making some key

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Cover of Microsoft .NET: Architecting Applications for the Enterprise, Second Edition

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Important Thing about Scalibility