Network Diagram for sample web store
The protocol is HTTP and HTTPS and uses the ports 80 and 443.
User requests are directed to the store (if the URI is /store/) and to the catalog (if the URI is /catalog/).User requests are directed to the store (if the URI is /store/) and to the catalog (if the URI is /catalog/).
Also referred to as Architecture Overview Diagram, Network diagram is a good way to quickly model a future environment and iterate over it until it fits the requirements.
As a quick way to gain an understanding about an environment and as basis for refinement.
As a tool for placing deployment units (installable components of the developed software) onto physical nodes.
As work-document for the entire software development project, such as setting up development environments, test environments, performance test environments, etc.
As deployment diagram/deployment model for software applications. It will be used as input for other architecture and planning work, such as: infrastructure architecture, infrastructure planning, etc.
As operational diagram. It will be used as input for the operational planning, technical support structures, and others. It may be enhanced to become a walk-through diagram, i.e. showing the how a request flows through the infrastructure from the user to the last node in the chain, such as an E-Mail gateway, database server, etc. This can be very helpful for problem determination.
As means to communicate the architecture you created.
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