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[Leo00] A Leon - A Guide to Software Configuration Management – 2000 - Artech House Computing Library - ercb.com Online articles: [Apa07] [Aph07] [BlC07] [Blr07] [Blu07] [Cob07] [Cor07] [Fbl07] [JCo07] [Jde07] [Jnc07] [J2E07] [Pcm07] [Spc07] [Spr07] [Tss07] [Rsp07] [Wmv07] [Xsl07]
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Anton Gerdessen, Master thesis Page 58 of 78 Addendum A: Framework technical domain recognition This addendum describes how the definitions for the framework technical domains were formed. A-1 Scalability A definition found in the book [Bas03] for scalability is: “The system should support variations in load without human intervention.” Another definition found [Det01] is: “Scalability is the ability of a computer application or product to continue to function well as it (or its context) is changed in size or volume. Typically, the rescaling is to a larger size or volume.” Distribution can be defined as: “A digital information system dispersed over multiple computers and not centralized at a single location.” [Guy91] From this, we can derive that distribution is an implementation of scalability, by distributing the workload over several machines, the workload is divided over multiple machines and more data can be processed than by using a single machine. Transaction management is vital to using distributed computing and can be seen as a basis requirement for distributed computing. Scalability is also mentioned as one of the characteristics for enterprise applications in [Fay00b]. For these reasons, scalability is the technical domain. A-2 Persistency In [Cah98] the following definition is used for persistency: “Persistency refers to the characteristic of data that outlives the execution of the program that created it.” This description captures the most important characteristic, but another characteristic to identify persistency as a framework domain is the layer it creates between the data storage and the application logic itself. Persistency is related to performance, the type of persistence can have a great impact on the performance. However, persistency covers far more than just performance. In addition, the type of mapping used to change from the internal application structure to data
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  • Winter '19
  • jollet
  • Domain-specific language, Domain-specific modeling, domain analysis, general-purpose programming language, Anton Gerdessen

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