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Architecture Framework Definition

What does Architecture Framework mean?

What is an Architecture Framework? Read the Dragon1 Term Definition here.

There are two main different meanings and definitions for this term:

Definition 1: An Architecture Framework is a basic structure (like a method) filled with a set of tools, such as reference models, which can be used for developing a broad range of different architectures as part of architecture. Dragon1 and TOGAF are examples of these kind of Architecture Frameworks

Definition 2: The overview, skeleton or structure of the architecture of a structure and its sub architectures. This structure reveals the parts or components the architecture framework consists of. For instance what sub-architectures are recognized and for what sub-architectures there are architecture principles and visualizations available of defined. The visualization on the top right of this page is an example diagram of this second meaning.

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