Recognising the capacities of dynamic reconfiguration for the QoS assurance of running systems in concurrent and parallel environments
Li, Wei & Tang, Maolin (2012) Recognising the capacities of dynamic reconfiguration for the QoS assurance of running systems in concurrent and parallel environments. In Proceeding of the 6th International Symposium on Theoretical Aspects of Software Engineering, IEEE Computer Society, Grand Gongda Jianguo Hotel, Beijing, China, pp. 177-184.
Recognizing the impact of reconfiguration on the QoS of running systems is especially necessary for choosing an appropriate approach to dealing with dynamic evolution of mission-critical or non-stop business systems. The rationale is that the impaired QoS caused by inappropriate use of dynamic approaches is unacceptable for such running systems. To predict in advance the impact, the challenge is two-fold. First, a unified benchmark is necessary to expose QoS problems of existing dynamic approaches. Second, an abstract representation is necessary to provide a basis for modeling and comparing the QoS of existing and new dynamic reconfiguration approaches. Our previous work  has successfully evaluated the QoS assurance capabilities of existing dynamic approaches and provided guidance of appropriate use of particular approaches. This paper reinvestigates our evaluations, extending them into concurrent and parallel environments by abstracting hardware and software conditions to design an evaluation context. We report the new evaluation results and conclude with updated impact analysis and guidance.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||software reconfiguration, software QoS assurance, software maintenance, software evolution|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > COMPUTER SOFTWARE (080300) > Software Engineering (080309)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 IEEE|
|Deposited On:||09 Jul 2012 15:00|
|Last Modified:||31 Oct 2012 05:12|
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