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A consistency framework for dynamic reconfiguration in AO-middleware architectures

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Published
Publication date2014
Host publicationSoftware Architecture : 8th European Conference, ECSA 2014, Vienna, Austria, August 25-29, 2014. Proceedings
EditorsParis Avgeriou, Uwe Zdun
Place of PublicationVienna
PublisherSpringer
Pages398-405
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9783319099705
ISBN (Print)9783319099699
<mark>Original language</mark>English

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
PublisherSpringer
Volume8627
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

Abstract

Aspect-oriented (AO) middleware is a promising technology for the realisation of dynamic reconfiguration in distributed systems. Similar to other dynamic reconfiguration approaches, AO-middleware based reconfiguration requires that the consistency of the system is maintained across reconfigurations. AO middleware based reconfiguration is an ongoing research topic and several consistency approaches have been proposed. However, most of these approaches tend to be targeted at specific narrow contexts, whereas for heterogeneous distributed systems it is crucial to cover a wide range of operating conditions. In this paper we address this problem by exploring a flexible, framework-based consistency management approach that cover a wide range of operating conditions ensuring distributed dynamic reconfiguration in a consistent manner for AO-middleware architectures.