Architecting Software Intensive Systems

Author: Anthony J. Lattanze
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420045703
Size: 14,62 MB
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Architectural design is a crucial first step in developing complex software intensive systems. Early design decisions establish the structures necessary for achieving broad systemic properties. However, today’s organizations lack synergy between software their development processes and technological methodologies. Providing a thorough treatment of the latest theory and best practices, Architecting Software Intensive Systems: A Practitioner’s Guide explains: How and when to design architectures How to weave architecture design processes into existing development processes What to do with architecture design artifacts once created The first section establishes key concepts in architectural design for software intensive systems, including architectural drivers, structures, and fundamental guidance for architectural design. The book goes on to describe the industry tested Architecture Centric Design Method. Each stage of the method is explained and the book provides all of the supporting templates and checklists. The last section discusses practical matters, including how to adopt disciplined architectural design practices into existing organizational development processes. With the principled understanding of design provided by this book, architects can temper their visceral instinct to react and be better prepared to address a broader range of design problems regardless of business context or their domain experience.

Designing Software Intensive Systems Methods And Principles

Author: Tiako, Pierre F.
Editor: IGI Global
ISBN: 1599047012
Size: 18,10 MB
Format: PDF
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"This book addresses the complex issues associated with software engineering environment capabilities for designing real-time embedded software systems"--Provided by publisher.

Economics Driven Software Architecture

Author: Ivan Mistrik
Editor: Elsevier
ISBN: 0124105076
Size: 14,83 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Economics-driven Software Architecture presents a guide for engineers and architects who need to understand the economic impact of architecture design decisions: the long term and strategic viability, cost-effectiveness, and sustainability of applications and systems. Economics-driven software development can increase quality, productivity, and profitability, but comprehensive knowledge is needed to understand the architectural challenges involved in dealing with the development of large, architecturally challenging systems in an economic way. This book covers how to apply economic considerations during the software architecting activities of a project. Architecture-centric approaches to development and systematic evolution, where managing complexity, cost reduction, risk mitigation, evolvability, strategic planning and long-term value creation are among the major drivers for adopting such approaches. It assists the objective assessment of the lifetime costs and benefits of evolving systems, and the identification of legacy situations, where architecture or a component is indispensable but can no longer be evolved to meet changing needs at economic cost. Such consideration will form the scientific foundation for reasoning about the economics of nonfunctional requirements in the context of architectures and architecting. Familiarizes readers with essential considerations in economic-informed and value-driven software design and analysis Introduces techniques for making value-based software architecting decisions Provides readers a better understanding of the methods of economics-driven architecting

Software Architecture

Author: Carlos E. Cuesta
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3030007618
Size: 14,40 MB
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Software Architecture, ECSA 2018, held in Madrid, Spain, in September 2018. The 17 full papers presented together with 7 short papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 96 submissions. They are organized in topical sections as follows: Self-Adaptive Architectures, IoT Architectures, Embedded and Cyber-Physical Systems, Microservices Architectures, Service-Oriented Architectures, Architectural Design Decisions, Software Architecture in Practice.

The Process Of Software Architecting

Author: Peter Eeles
Editor: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0321617460
Size: 17,50 MB
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A Comprehensive Process for Defining Software Architectures That Work A good software architecture is the foundation of any successful software system. Effective architecting requires a clear understanding of organizational roles, artifacts, activities performed, and the optimal sequence for performing those activities. With The Process of Software Architecting , Peter Eeles and Peter Cripps provide guidance on these challenges by covering all aspects of architecting a software system, introducing best-practice techniques that apply in every environment, whether based on Java EE, Microsoft .NET, or other technologies. Eeles and Cripps first illuminate concepts related to software architecture, including architecture documentation and reusable assets. Next, they present an accessible, task-focused guided tour through a typical project, focusing on the architect’s role, with common issues illuminated and addressed throughout. Finally, they conclude with a set of best practices that can be applied to today’s most complex systems. You will come away from this book understanding The role of the architect in a typical software development project How to document a software architecture to satisfy the needs of different stakeholders The applicability of reusable assets in the process of architecting The role of the architect with respect to requirements definition The derivation of an architecture based on a set of requirements The relevance of architecting in creating complex systems The Process of Software Architecting will be an indispensable resource for every working and aspiring software architect—and for every project manager and other software professional who needs to understand how architecture influences their work.

Summary Of A Workshop On Software Intensive Systems And Uncertainty At Scale

Author: National Research Council
Editor: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309108446
Size: 10,30 MB
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The growing scale and complexity of software-intensive systems are introducing fundamental new challenges of uncertainty and scale that are particularly demanding for defense systems. To assist in meeting these challenges, the Department of Defense asked the NRC to assess the nature of U.S. national investment in software research. As part of this study, a workshop was held to examine uncertainty at scale in current and future software-intensive systems. This report presents a summary of the workshop discussions that centered on process, architecture, and the grand scale; DoD software challenges for future systems; agility at scale; quality and assurance with scale and uncertainty; and enterprise scale and beyond. The report also offers a summary of key themes emerging from the workshop: architectural challenges in large-scale systems; the need for software engineering capability; and open questions and research opportunities.

The Art Of Systems Architecting

Author: Eberhardt Rechtin
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420058529
Size: 16,52 MB
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Today's architecting must handle systems of types unknown until very recently. New domains, including personal computers, intersatellite networks, health services, and joint service command and control are calling for new architectures-and for architects specializing in those domains. Since the original publication, of this bestselling text, these

Architecting Dependable Systems Ii

Author: Rogério de Lemos
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540231684
Size: 18,23 MB
Format: PDF
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As software systems become ubiquitous, the issues of dependability become more and more critical. Given that solutions to these issues must be taken into account from the very beginning of the design process, it is appropriate that dependability is addressed at the architectural level. This book results from an effort to bring together the research communities of software architectures and dependability. Inspired by the ICSE 2003 Workshop on Software Architectures for Dependable Systems, the book focuses on topics relevant to improving the state of the art in architecting dependable systems. The 15 thoroughly reviewed papers originate partly from the workshop; others were solicited in order to achieve complete coverage of all relevant aspects. The papers are organized into topical sections on architectures for dependability, fault-tolerance in software architectures, dependability analysis in software architectures, and industrial experience.

Estimating Software Intensive Systems

Author: Richard D. Stutzke
Editor: Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN: 9780201703122
Size: 18,17 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book outlines practical, proven estimating techniques that are simple and easy to use for software practitioners.

Architecting Dependable Systems V

Author: Rogério de Lemos
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 354085570X
Size: 13,44 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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This survey contains expanded and peer-reviewed papers based on the selected contributions to the Workshop on Architecting Dependable Systems (WADS 2007), and the Third Workshop on the Role of Software Architecture for Testing and Analysis (ROSATEA 2007).