Architecture Basics: Performance

The third design quality discussed here is Performance. This is one of the major, though often misunderstood, qualities.
All components of a system are measurable by their “Performance”, and have performance specifications.
Let’s see in the next paragraphs what this design quality measures, validates and implies.

Architecture Basics: Availability

In the previous article, we briefly saw what Design Qualities are and their place in the design process.
**Availability** is one of the main pillars of Design Qualities in infrastructure design.
We will detail what Availability is, how IT can use it and what you can expect from it.