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Performance-oriented DevOps: A Research Agenda. [Preprint]

Brunnert, Andreas; Hoorn, Andre van; Willnecker, Felix; Danciu, Alexandru; Hasselbring, Wilhelm; Heger, Christoph; Herbst, Nikolas; Jamshidi, Pooyan; Jung, Reiner; Kistowski, Joakim von; Koziolek, Anne; Kroß, Johannes; Spinner, Simon; Vögele, Christian; Walter, Jürgen; Wert, Alexander

Abstract (englisch):
DevOps is a trend towards a tighter integration between development (Dev) and operations (Ops) teams. The need for such an integration is driven by the requirement to continuously adapt enterprise applications (EAs) to changes in the business environment. As of today, DevOps concepts have been primarily introduced to ensure a constant flow of features and bug fixes into new releases from a functional perspective. In order to integrate a non-functional perspective into these DevOps concepts this report focuses on tools, activities, and processes to ensure one of the most important quality attributes of a software system, namely performance.
Performance describes system properties concerning its timeliness and use of resources. Common metrics are response time, throughput, and resource utilization. Performance goals for EAs are typically defined by setting upper and/or lower bounds for these metrics and specific business transactions. In order to ensure that such performance goals can be met, several activities are required during development and operation of these systems as well as during the transition from Dev to Ops. Activities during development are typically summarized by the term Software Performance Engineering (SPE), whereas activities during operations are called Application Performance Management (APM). ... mehr

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Publikationstyp Buchaufsatz
Publikationsjahr 2015
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator KITopen-ID: 1000051705
Erschienen in arXiv : Computing Research Repository (CoRR)
Seiten arXiv:1508.04752
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