CQE-9007: Architecture with Number of Horizontal Layers Outside of Expected Range

 
Architecture with Number of Horizontal Layers Outside of Expected Range
Quality Issue ID: 9007 Maturity: Preliminary
+ Description

Description Summary

The software architecture contains too many - or too few - horizontal layers.

Extended Description

This pattern identifies situations where the model of the architectural layers contains too many or too few horizontal layers, based on its number of horizontal layers (that is, excluding the vertical utility layers) that is smaller than the threshold value or greater than the threshold value. The default minimal value is 4 and the default max value is 8.

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NatureTypeIDNameView(s) this relationship pertains to
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ChildOf
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Characteristic
9034Maintainability
Default Graph (primary)9001
ChildOf
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Practice
9124Layered Architectures
Quality Issues Organized by Practices (primary)9002
CanPrecede
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Consequence
9113Excessive Modification Effort
Default Graph (primary)9001
CanPrecede
Co
Consequence
9145Degraded Comprehension
Default Graph (primary)9001

Related Taxonomy Entries

TaxonomyVersionRelated ID
ASCMM1ASCMM-MNT-9
+ References
"Automated Source Code Maintainability Measure (ASCMM)". ASCMM-MNT-9. v1.0. Object Management Group (OMG). 2016-01-01. <http://www.omg.org/spec/ASCMM/1.0>.
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