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Issue No.06 - Nov.-Dec. (2011 vol.28)
pp: 78-85
Daniel Menascé , George Mason University
Hassan Gomaa , George Mason University
Sam Malek , George Mason University
João Sousa , George Mason University
Making architectural decisions manually in the presence of quality-of-service trade-offs can be complicated. The SASSY (Self-architecting Software Systems) framework automatically generates candidate software architectures and selects the one that best serves stakeholder-defined, scenario-based quality-of-service (QoS) goals. This lets domain experts concentrate on functional and QoS requirements. SASSY reduces the effort of composing service-oriented systems by automatically generating the QoS–optimized architecture and rapidly reconfiguring it at runtime. Self-architecting occurs during initial system deployment and at runtime, thus making systems self-adaptive, self-healing, self-managing, and self-optimizing.
software architectures, QoS, quality of service, service-oriented systems, software engineering
Daniel Menascé, Hassan Gomaa, Sam Malek, João Sousa, "SASSY: A Framework for Self-Architecting Service-Oriented Systems", IEEE Software, vol.28, no. 6, pp. 78-85, Nov.-Dec. 2011, doi:10.1109/MS.2011.22
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