On Design Methodology for Flexible Systems

Document type: Licentiates
Author(s): Wolfgang Diestelkamp
Title: On Design Methodology for Flexible Systems
Series: Blekinge Institute of Technology Licentiate Series
Year: 2002
Issue: 5
Pagination: 21
ISBN: 91-7295-015-3
ISSN: 1650-2140
Publisher: Blekinge Institute of Technology
City: Karlskrona
Organization: Blekinge Institute of Technology
Department: School of Engineering - Dept. of Systems and Software Engineering (Sektionen för teknik – avd. för programvarusystem)
School of Engineering S- 372 25 Ronneby
+46 455 38 50 00
http://www.tek.bth.se/
Language: English
Abstract: In software architecture, two seemingly contradicting goals are to be considered when designing systems, namely maintainability and performance aspects. It seems to be commonly accepted that systems can be designed either for flexibility and thus easily be maintained, or for performance, but generally not both at the same time.
In this thesis we dexcribe blexibility and resulting maintainabiltiy from different aspects and show how it can eventually be achieved togehter with acceptable performance.
Subject: Software Engineering\General
Keywords: software architecture maintainability, performance
URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-00323
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