[short title of solved problem and solution]

  • Status: [proposed | rejected | accepted | deprecated | … | superseded by ADR-0005]

  • Deciders: [list everyone involved in the decision]

  • Date: [YYYY-MM-DD when the decision was last updated]

Technical Story: [description | ticket/issue URL]

Context and Problem Statement

[Describe the context and problem statement, e.g., in free form using two to three sentences. You may want to articulate the problem in form of a question.]

Decision Drivers

  • [driver 1, e.g., a force, facing concern, …]

  • [driver 2, e.g., a force, facing concern, …]

Considered Options

  • [option 1]

  • [option 2]

  • [option 3]

Decision Outcome

Chosen option: "[option 1]", because [justification. e.g., only option, which meets k.o. criterion decision driver | which resolves force force | … | comes out best (see below)].

Positive Consequences

  • [e.g., improvement of quality attribute satisfaction, follow-up decisions required, …]

Negative Consequences

  • [e.g., compromising quality attribute, follow-up decisions required, …]

Pros and Cons of the Options

[option 1]

[example | description | pointer to more information | …]

  • Good, because [argument a]

  • Good, because [argument b]

  • Bad, because [argument c]

[option 2]

[example | description | pointer to more information | …]

  • Good, because [argument a]

  • Good, because [argument b]

  • Bad, because [argument c]

[option 3]

[example | description | pointer to more information | …]

  • Good, because [argument a]

  • Good, because [argument b]

  • Bad, because [argument c]

Links

  • [Link type] [Link to ADR]