A Service Identification Framework for Legacy System Migration into SOA


Alahmari, Saad, Zaluska, Ed and De Roure, David (2010) A Service Identification Framework for Legacy System Migration into SOA. In, IEEE SCC 2010 - 7th International Conference on Services Computing, Miami, Florida, USA, 05 - 10 Jul 2010.

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Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) enables the re-engineering and migration of legacy software systems into loosely-coupled and interoperable sets of services. Existing approaches focus mainly on defining coarse-grained services corresponding to the key business requirements. An improved migration of legacy systems onto SOA-based systems requires identifying the ‘optimal’ services with an appropriate level of granularity. This paper proposes a novel framework which identifies the key services effectively. The framework approach focuses on defining these services based on a Model-Driven Architecture approach supported by a SOA meta-model. Effective guidelines are proposed for identifying the optimal service granularity over a wide range of possible service types.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Event Dates: 5 - 10 July 2010
Keywords: SOA, Service granularity, Service computing, Legacy systems, Architecture modeling
Divisions: Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Electronics and Computer Science > Web & Internet Science
ePrint ID: 271009
Date Deposited: 06 May 2010 16:20
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 20:16
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/271009

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