The Problem with Software Architects

What’s the problem with software architects? Besides the fact that they think everything can be described in PowerPoint and Visio? With maybe a couple hundred pages of Word documents? Heh. It is problematic that “they” think things can be reduced to simple lists... or covered in one book.

I’m not saying there isn’t good information in there! My favorite title’s of the 97 are “Database as a Fortress” and “Control the data, not just the code”. But I have my own bias as a database architect. (Can you tell?)

97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know - The Book

They’re all labeled as “unedited” submissions for the book, but I’m going to make time to read them all this weekend.

Right after I get all the achievements in Left4Dead!

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