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Integrating COTS Software Components into Dependable Software Architectures

de C. Guerra, P. Asterio and Rubira, C.M. F. and Romanovsky, A. and de Lemos, R. (2003) Integrating COTS Software Components into Dependable Software Architectures. In: Puschner, P. and Nakajima, T. and Ghafoor, A., eds. Sixth IEEE International Symposium on Object-Oriented Real-Time Distributed Computing. IEEE. ISBN 0-7695-1928-8. (doi:10.1109/ISORC.2003.1199247) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

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: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1109/ISORC.2003.1199247
Uncontrolled keywords: computer architecture; connectors; fault tolerance; software systems; fault tolerant systems; laboratories; turning; protection; buildings; large-scale systems
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Systems Architecture Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 18:01 UTC
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2019 10:31 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/13977 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
de Lemos, R.: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0281-6308
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