Here is the second in our series of blog posts at the SEI blog that provides lightly edited transcripts of remarks by SATURN 2012 panelists on the theme of “Reflections on 20 Years of Software Architecture.” The session was moderated by Rick Kazman of the SEI, and panelists were Linda Northrop of the SEI, Doug Schmidt of Vanderbilt University, Ian Gorton of Pacific Northwest National Lab, Robert Schwanke of Siemens Corporate Research, and Jeromy Carriere of X.commerce/eBay.
Read the second in the series, Reflections on 20 Years of Software Architecture: A Presentation by Douglas C. Schmidt, who discussed advances in software architecture practice for distributed real-time embedded systems during the past two decades.
Posted in Architecture-Centric Engineering, Architecture-Centric Practices, Conferences and Events, SATURN Conference
Tagged distributed systems, real-time systems, SATURN 2012, SATURN Conference, SEI, software architecture, software design, software development, software engineering, Software Engineering Institute, system of systems, systems architecture
Many systems—particularly cyber-physical systems—are subject to stringent size, weight, and power requirements. The quantity of sensor readings and functionalities is also increasing, and their associated processing must fulfill real-time requirements. This situation motivates the need for computers with greater processing capacity. For example, to fulfill the requirements of nano-sized unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), developers must choose a computer platform that offers significant processing capacity and use its processing resources to meet its needs for autonomous surveillance missions. This blog post at the SEI blog discusses these issues and highlights SEI research that addresses them.
Posted in Architecture-Centric Engineering, Ultra-Large-Scale Systems
Tagged multicore, real-time scheduling, real-time systems, SEI, software architecture, software architecture requirements, software design, software development, software engineering, Software Engineering Institute