Architectural Decision Records

What are architecture decision records?

An architecture decision record (ADR) is a document that documents an architecture decision (AD) a made because of an architecturally-significant non-functional or functional requirement. These decisions are ones that have a large influence on architecture, are fundamental to the way the software is built, or would be difficult to reverse.

All architecture decision records make up this architecture decision log.

How to use this log?

  • Use the table to below to see a history of the logs

How to make a new decision record?

  1. Copy the template to a new file in the adr directory with format my_title.md.
  2. Fill out the information
  3. Add the record to the table. The Decision columns should link to the ADR.

References

Architecture Decision Log

Decision Status Author