de C. Guerra, P.A. and Rubira, C. and Romanovsky, A. and de Lemos, R. (2003) Integrating COTS Software Components into Dependable Software Architectures. In: Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Symposium on Object-Oriented Real-Time Distributed Computing (ISORC-03), May 14-16, 2003, Hakodate, Japan .
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This paper considers the problem of integrating commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software components into systems with high dependability requirements. These components, by their very, nature, are built to be reused as black boxes that cannot be modified. Instead, the system architect has to rely? on techniques external with respect to the component for resolving mismatches of the services required and provided that might arise in the interaction of the component and its environment. This paper proposes an architectural solution to turning COTS components into idealised fault-tolerant COTS components by adding protective wrappers to them.
|Item Type:||Conference or workshop item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Systems Architecture Group|
|Depositing User:||Mark Wheadon|
|Date Deposited:||24 Nov 2008 18:01|
|Last Modified:||19 Mar 2009 06:57|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/13977 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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