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Deployment diagram queries

serzeel khan

Joined: Dec 25, 2011
Posts: 17
hello all,
I hope some one reply to this post ,
i,m working on deployment diagram and want to know that what level of detail i should provide.

I know i have to provide the hardware configuration of the server,s like

¦ CPUs (number of cores, clock speed)
¦ RAM (quantity in GB)
¦ Network (minimum interface speed)
¦ Storage (disk/SAN configuration) for application as well as database server.

1. I want to know that, whether i put this information into the diagram or do in the cade's way like <<hardware profile A>>, if so than where to specify the details of hardware profiles in note or in a description below the diagram.
2. Do i need to show calculation for memories(RAM, hard disk) ?
3.if i have to show these calculations any web reference to know the calculation method.
4. Anything else that i have to show in the diagram.

thank you,

Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
Posts: 33124

I put that information in a note. Justify it as you feel necessary. Calculations are fine. An alternative approach is fine too.

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kumar naresh
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Joined: Mar 12, 2011
Posts: 120
Hi Khan,

The information which you put in the Deployment diagram has to be based how you meet the non functional requirements in the assignment.
like traffic/no. of users hitting the url at the same time, how the application responds during peak time, expected time for a page to be displayed blah blah blah. Your environment setup has to be handle these kind of situations.

A good and helpful blog on providing the level of details in Deployment diagram are provided here


I agree. Here's the link:
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