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Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering  2015 Vol.16 No.1 P.43-69

10.1631/FITEE.1400040


Towards a self-adaptive service-oriented methodology based on extended SOMA


Author(s):  Alireza Parvizi-Mosaed, Shahrouz Moaven, Jafar Habibi, Ghazaleh Beigi, Mahdieh Naser-Shariat

Affiliation(s):  Computer Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran 11155-11365, Iran

Corresponding email(s):   aparvizi@ce.sharif.edu, moaven@ce.sharif.edu, jhabibi@sharif.edu, ghbeigi@ce.sharif.edu, nasershariat@ce.sharif.edu

Key Words:  Service-oriented architecture, Self-adaptive process, Architectural pattern, Quality attribute, Adaptation pattern, Architectural tactic


Alireza Parvizi-Mosaed, Shahrouz Moaven, Jafar Habibi, Ghazaleh Beigi, Mahdieh Naser-Shariat. Towards a self-adaptive service-oriented methodology based on extended SOMA[J]. Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering, 2015, 16(1): 43-69.

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Abstract: 
We propose a self-adaptive process (SAP) that maintains the software architecture quality using the MAPE-K standard model. The proposed process can be plugged into various software development processes and service-oriented methodologies due to its explicitly defined inputs and outputs. To this aim, the proposed SAP is integrated with the service-oriented modeling and application (SOMA) methodology in a two-layered structure to create a novel methodology, named self-adaptive service-oriented architecture methodology (SASOAM), which provides a semi-automatic self-aware method by the composition of architectural tactics. Moreover, the maintenance activity of SOMA is improved using architectural and adaptive patterns, which results in controlling the software architecture quality. The improvement in the maintainability of SOMA is demonstrated by an analytic hierarchy process (AHP) based evaluation method. Furthermore, the proposed method is applied to a case study to represent the feasibility and practicality of SASOAM.

The paper proposes a novel self-adaptive process which adapts a service-based application on the basis of the MAPE-K reference model in case of deviance from its software quality. The proposed process is integrated with the existing SOMA methodology to define a novel methodology called SASOAM. The paper outlined the proposed method well.

基于扩展型服务导向建模与应用(SOMA)的一种自适应服务导向方法

内容概要:提出一种使用MAPE-K标准模型维护软件架构质量的自适应过程(SAP)。由于其显式地定义了输入与输出,该过程可插入多种软件开发进程和服务导向方法。为此,所述自适应过程在一种双层结构中与服务导向建模和应用(SOMA)方法相融合,构建出一种新方法:自适应服务导向架构方法(SASOAM)。通过不同架构策略组合,SASOAM提供了一种半自动自知方法。此外,通过使用架构和适配模式,提升了服务导向建模和应用的维护活动,达到控制软件架构质量的效果。基于层次分析法(AHP)的评估展示了服务导向建模和应用维护性的改善。案例研究显示了自适应服务导向架构方法的可行性与实用性。

关键词:服务导向架构;自适应过程;架构模式;质量属性;适配模式;架构策略

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