ATAM tradeoff and sensitivity points


Tradeoff point is a property that affects more than one attribute or sensitivity point.

Example of Tradeoff Point

Upgrade cant be done during peak hours. It is trade-off between modifiability and reliability.
Storing the head queries increase the performance of frequently used queries, but impact freshness of result.
As time to market is more important, Configurable UI is postponed thereby reducing the ability to experiment.
In order to achieve the required level of performance to give result to user C++, Assembly language need to be used thereby reducing the portability, maintainability of this component.

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