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Autotuning control structures for reliability-driven dynamic binding

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Title: Autotuning control structures for reliability-driven dynamic binding
Authors: Filieri, A
Ghezzi, C
Leva, A
Maggio, M
Item Type: Conference Paper
Abstract: This paper explores a formally grounded approach to solve the problem of dynamic binding in service-oriented software architecture. Dynamic binding is a widely adopted mean to automatically bind exposed software interfaces to actual implementations. The execution of an operation on one or another implementation, though providing the same result, could turn out in different quality of service, e.g. due to failure occurrence. Dynamic binding is thus of primary importance to achieve what in the Software Engineering domain is called “self-adaptiveness”, the capability to preserve a desired quality of service, if this is feasible. It is important to reach this goal also in the presence of environmental fluctuations - a route congestion increase - or even abrupt variations - a server breakdown. A quite general dynamic binding problem is here reformulated as a discrete-time feedback control one, and the use of autotuning techniques is discussed, extending previous research, in a view to guaranteeing the desired quality of service without the need for computationally-intensive optimisations.
Issue Date: 13-Jun-2016
Date of Acceptance: 10-Dec-2012
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10044/1/33710
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CDC.2012.6426402
ISSN: 0743-1546
Publisher: IEEE
Start Page: 418
End Page: 423
Journal / Book Title: Proceedings of the IEEE 51st Annual Conference on Decision and Control
Copyright Statement: © 2012 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.
Conference Name: CDC 2012
Notes: acronym: CDC
Publication Status: Published
Start Date: 2012-12-13
Conference Place: Maui, Hiwaii
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