Styles in the allocation viewtype map software structures to structures in the environment of the software.
The software architecture and environmental structures influence each other. The available computing assets environmental structures may exert a strong influence on the software architecture, and software architecture most likely influences the structure of the configuration management system.
The deployment style describes the mapping of runtime software elements to the hardware on which the software executes.
The implementation style describes the mapping of modules on a configuration management scheme and helps the organization of the files that implement the modules.
The work assignment style describes the aggregation of modules according to the people, groups, or teams tasked with the development of the modules.