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Embracing Dynamic Evolution in Distributed Systems
March/April 2004 (vol. 21 no. 2)
pp. 49-55
Kam Hay Fung, University of New South Wales, Australia
Graham Low, University of New South Wales, Australia
Pradeep Kumar Ray, University of New South Wales, Australia

Dynamic evolution is an important phenomenon in distributed systems that undergo changes without being shut down. Several technologies are available that can support dynamic evolution, but existing software engineering methodologies will need to be extended to fully exploit this process.

Index Terms:
dynamic evolution, reconfigurable system, distributed system, dependable system, component-based software engineering, software maintenance
Citation:
Kam Hay Fung, Graham Low, Pradeep Kumar Ray, "Embracing Dynamic Evolution in Distributed Systems," IEEE Software, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 49-55, March-April 2004, doi:10.1109/MS.2004.1270762
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