The health care industry has been migrating to electronic medical/health records (EMR/EHR) for some time. Hopwever, problems such as performance and scalability, along with maintaining traceability and reconstructing healthcare related business events need to be addressed. The article introduces the use of techniques and patterns for providing these quality attributes.
One of the main challenges when designing software architecture is the consideration of quality attributes. Not only their design turns out to be difficult, but also the specification of these attributes. Consequently, many problems in software systems are directly related to the specification and design of quality attributes such as modifiability or performance, to name just a few.
"Service Design Patterns" catalogs design patterns that cover the entire lifecycle of web services. This book is the latest addition to the Martin Fowler signature series which also contains a section on consumer driven contracts contributed by Ian Robinson. InfoQ talked to Rob Daigneau, the author of the book, regarding various topics related to the core idea behind "Service Design Patterns".
While the principal pattern is easy to understand it can be difficult to succeed with DI without considering the larger context. This article provides a sketch of the mental model you need to succeed. 1
Security concerns plague cloud consumers so how should these concerns be addressed? This article introduces the basic principles and patterns that should guide a cloud security architecture.
"Pro HTML5 and CSS3 Design Patterns" catalogs many common patterns in modern HTML5 applications. InfoQ talked to one of the book's authors, Dionysios Synodinos, about the book and working with HTML5. 1
In this article, author Srinath Perera discusses the various data storage options and what to consider when choosing each of these solutions. 13
Applying the Agile methodology to school operation could catalyze dramatic change by bringing a proven systematic solution to one of the most challenging social issues of our age. 18
Mark Seemann, author of Dependency Injection in .NET, talks to us about the differences between DI and Service Locators and the importance of having a Composite Root. 9
AgileJapan held it's third incarnation this year in Tokyo. Linda Rising was the keynote speaker and her words of encouragement for Japan echoed those felt by the rest of the world. 1
James Madison shows how architects can bring agile and architecture practices together to pragmatically balance business and architectural priorities while delivering both with agility. 3
InfoQ spoke with Lee and Celso about the Patterns-Based Engineering: Successfully Delivering Solutions via Patterns book, discussing patterns for working with patterns, MDD and the promise of reuse.