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System Design

ConceptDraw DIAGRAM system design software is a product of CS Odessa that was developed especially for making it much simpler to create all the needed diagrams, charts, flowcharts, schemes and other drawings when there is such a need in it. Having the Specification and Description Language (SDL) solution installed from the ConceptDraw STORE application may be another bonus to any ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and drawing software’s user as it offers both stencil libraries with the design elements and the pre-made examples of the diagrams, such as the SDL ones.

System Design Solution

Example 1. Specification and Description Language (SDL) solution

Systems design is known to be the process of defining the modules, the interfaces, the data and the architecture for the systems in order to satisfy some specified requirements. Systems design can be treated as the application of systems theory to product development and there is some overlap with the disciplines of systems architecture, systems engineering and systems analysis.

The Design is known to be the act of taking the marketing information and creating the design of the product that is intended to be manufactured and systems design is the process of both defining and developing the appropriate systems in order to satisfy some specified requirements of the user.

Systems design had a crucial as well as a well-respected role in the data processing industry until the 1990s, but in the 1990s the standardization of both software and hardware resulted in the ability to build the modular systems. After, the importance of the software that is running on the generic platforms has slowly enhanced the discipline of software engineering and its popularity got increased.

Object-oriented design and analysis methods are becoming more and more popular, being most widely used methods for computer systems design nowadays already. The UML can be now described as the standard language that is used in the object-oriented analysis and design, being widely used for modeling software systems. It is increasingly used for high designing non-software systems and organizations and the UML diagrams are such drawings that can be also made in the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and drawing software with the help of an appropriate solution.

There are a few types of the design, such as, for example, the architectural one. The architectural design of a system is used for designing the system architecture that describes the behavior, the structure and more views of that system and analysis. Another type, the logical design of a system is known to be pertaining to an abstract representation of the inputs, outputs and data flows of the system. It can be often conducted via using an over-abstract as well as a graphical model of the actual system. This particular type of design is known to be including the entity-relationship diagrams that can be also known as the ER diagrams.

Next, physical design can be related to the actual output and input processes of the system which can be explained in terms of the way some data is input into some system. The way it is authenticated and/or verified can be also defined, same as how it is processed and displayed. In physical design, there are a few requirements about the system that should be decided, such as an input requirement, the output requirements, the storage requirements, the processing requirements, system control and backup/recovery.

User Interface Design is known to be figuring out the way the users add some information to the system as well as the way such system presents this information back to them. Data Design can be concerned with the way such data is stored and represented within the system. Also, Process Design is known to be concerned with the way data moves through some particular system.

System Design Solution

Example 2. System Design

It is always important to find out how and where the data is validated, transformed and /or secured while it flows through into and out of some system. At the very end of the system design phase, there should be documentation used for describing the three previously mentioned sub-tasks that were produced making them available for being used in the next phase. To compare to the previously mentioned types, the physical design does not refer to the tangible physical design of any information system.

Creating the DSL diagrams can be done within only a few minutes by using the design elements from the stencil libraries of the Specification and Description Language (SDL) solution. The mentioned solution can be found within the ConceptDraw STORE application which is another product of CS Odessa that can be used by all the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM users for making the professionally looking drawings, such as the DSL diagrams.

The benefits of using both products of CS Odessa — the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and drawing software and the ConceptDraw STORE application — are obvious: having the pre-made design elements can be very useful in terms of making the smart as well as good looking diagrams.

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Example 3. System Design. Design Elements — SDL Architecture
for Apple OS X and Windows

Thus, there is the “DSL Connectors” stencil library that is full of the design elements, such as “flow line”, “transition”, “gate — bidirectional”, “gate — toggle to end arrow”, “gate — toggle from end arrow”, “gate — bidirectional, toggle virtual (inherited)”, “gate — toggle to end arrow, virtual (inherited)”, “gate — toggle from end arrow, virtual (inherited)”, “exception association”, etc.

Next library is called as the “DSL Diagrams”. It includes such design objects as “state”, “input/message from user”, “output/message to”, “primitive from call”, “task/plane C code”, “text/declarations”, “decision”, “procedure call”, “N-type procedure”, “X-type procedure”, “save”, “create request”, “alternative”, “in/out connector”, “return”, “stop (X)”, “condition”, “start”, “procedure start”, “N-type start”, “X-type start”, “procedure”, “comment”, “text extension”, “signal note”, “macro inlet”, “macro outlet”, “macro call”, etc.


Software Flow Chart →

Many professionals have to solve problems every day. Designing of the process algorithm contribute to understand where the problem is in the process. A Flowchart is a graphical tool that most usable for breaking down processes. Definition of flowchart - a diagram that shows step-by-step progression through a procedure or system especially using connecting lines and a set of conventional symbols. All the icons, symbols and connectors needed for creating standardized notation flowcharts are contained within Software Flow Chart.Software Flow Chart *
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Flowchart Components →

The ConceptDraw Flowchart component includes a set of samples and templates. This geathered as flowchart maker toolbox which focused on drawing flowcharts of any industry standards.Flowchart Components
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Flow Chart Symbols →

If you need to describe some process, diagramming is a perfect tool for almost any imaginable purpose. The set of the most commonly used flow charts symbols is quite wide and includes symbols for operations, processes, data inputs and outputs. You can see the full list of all the symbols used for flowcharting in Flowcharts solution from Diagrams area in ConceptDraw Solution Park. A flow chart is often used for visual representation of a sequential process flow. The flowchart approach to any process is to divide it into some sequential actions. What makes a flow chart so popular and clear to make out is the set of standard flowchart symbols that has the same reading independently from processes described with their applying. The current drawing represents the vector library containing the pack of standard flowchart symbols. This library is supplied with ConceptDraw Flowcharts solution.Flow Chart Symbols *
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IDEF0 Diagram →

The vector stencils library IDEF0 Diagram from the solution IDEF0 Diagrams contains specific IDEF0 diagram symbols such as arrow symbols and entity symbols for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software. The IDEF0 Diagram solution is contained in the Software Development area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.IDEF0 Diagram *
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Living Room. Piano in plan →

Living room is the place where all family comes together, where receive guests. The interior of the living room complements the piano which helps to create a warm atmosphere. The piano is not just a musical instrument, in the room interior it becomes the most noticeable detail. The piano always organically entered in any interior. Best Interior Design Software for Mac OS&Windows ConceptDraw DIAGRAM allows you design the interior of your dreams quick and easy.Living Room. Piano in plan *
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Business Process Modeling Notation →

ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a software for simplу depicting the business processes based on BPMN 2.0. Business Process Diagrams Cross-Functional-Flowcharts, Workflows, Process Charts, IDEF0 and IDEF2, Timeline, Calendars, Gantt Charts, Business Process Modeling, Audit and Opportunity Flowcharts and Mind Maps (presentations, meeting agendas).Business Process Modeling Notation *
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Draw Flowcharts with ConceptDraw →

Start design your own flowchart with ConceptDraw DIAGRAM and accomplish great results at the moment.Draw Flowcharts with ConceptDraw *
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Context Diagram Template →

This template shows the Context Diagram. It was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software using the Block Diagrams Solution from the “Diagrams” area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. The context diagram graphically identifies the system. external factors, and relations between them. It’s a high level view of the system. The context diagrams are widely used in software engineering and systems engineering for designing the systems that process the information.Context Diagram Template *

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