Designing Distributed Control Systems

Author: Veli-Pekka Eloranta
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 1118694155
Release Date: 2014-06-09
Genre: Computers

Designing Distributed Control Systems presents 80 patterns for designing distributed machine control system software architecture (forestry machinery, mining drills, elevators, etc.). These patterns originate from state-of-the-art systems from market-leading companies, have been tried and tested, and will address typical challenges in the domain, such as long lifecycle, distribution, real-time and fault tolerance. Each pattern describes a separate design problem that needs to be solved. Solutions are provided, with consequences and trade-offs. Each solution will enable piecemeal growth of the design. Finding a solution is easy, as the patterns are divided into categories based on the problem field the pattern tackles. The design process is guided by different aspects of quality, such as performance and extendibility, which are included in the pattern descriptions. The book also contains an example software architecture designed by leading industry experts using the patterns in the book. The example system introduces the reader to the problem domain and demonstrates how the patterns can be used in a practical system design process. The example architecture shows how useful a toolbox the patterns provide for both novices and experts, guiding the system design process from its beginning to the finest details. Designing distributed machine control systems with patterns ensures high quality in the final product. High-quality systems will improve revenue and guarantee customer satisfaction. As market need changes, the desire to produce a quality machine is not only a primary concern, there is also a need for easy maintenance, to improve efficiency and productivity, as well as the growing importance of environmental values; these all impact machine design. The software of work machines needs to be designed with these new requirements in mind. Designing Distributed Control Systems presents patterns to help tackle these challenges. With proven methodologies from the expert author team, they show readers how to improve the quality and efficiency of distributed control systems.

Pattern and Security Requirements

Author: Kristian Beckers
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319166643
Release Date: 2015-04-15
Genre: Computers

Security threats are a significant problem for information technology companies today. This book focuses on how to mitigate these threats by using security standards and provides ways to address associated problems faced by engineers caused by ambiguities in the standards. The security standards are analysed, fundamental concepts of the security standards presented, and the relations to the elementary concepts of security requirements engineering (SRE) methods explored. Using this knowledge, engineers can build customised methods that support the establishment of security standards. Standards such as Common Criteria or ISO 27001 are explored and several extensions are provided to well-known SRE methods such as Si*, CORAS, and UML4PF to support the establishment of these security standards. Through careful analysis of the activities demanded by the standards, for example the activities to establish an Information Security Management System (ISMS) in compliance with the ISO 27001 standard, methods are proposed which incorporate existing security requirement approaches and patterns. Understanding Pattern and Security Requirements engineering methods is important for software engineers, security analysts and other professionals that are tasked with establishing a security standard, as well as researchers who aim to investigate the problems with establishing security standards. The examples and explanations in this book are designed to be understandable by all these readers.

Distributed Manufacturing

Author: Hermann Kühnle
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1848827075
Release Date: 2009-09-29
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Changing world market conditions have forced manufacturers to apply new architectures and technologies for the design and control of manufacturing systems. Distributed Manufacturing: Paradigm, Concepts, Solutions and Examples outlines the current requirements of manufacturing systems and addresses the architectures, methodologies, and technologies developed within European research activities in response to these requirements. Distributed Manufacturing: Paradigm, Concepts, Solutions and Examples will be of interest to researchers and developers in all fields involving industrial control systems, as well as to decision-makers within industry and government organizations. The reader will gain a detailed knowledge of the current research directions in industrial control, reaching a comprehensive understanding of current advances, their expected benefits and limitations, and the possible consequences for industrial businesses.

Pattern Oriented Software Architecture

Author: Frank Buschmann
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: 0470059028
Release Date: 2007-05-15
Genre: Computers

The eagerly awaited Pattern-Oriented Software Architecture (POSA) Volume 4 is about a pattern language for distributed computing. The authors will guide you through the best practices and introduce you to key areas of building distributed software systems. POSA 4 connects many stand-alone patterns, pattern collections and pattern languages from the existing body of literature found in the POSA series. Such patterns relate to and are useful for distributed computing to a single language. The panel of experts provides you with a consistent and coherent holistic view on the craft of building distributed systems. Includes a foreword by Martin Fowler A must read for practitioners who want practical advice to develop a comprehensive language integrating patterns from key literature.

Pattern Languages of Program Design 5

Author: Dragos-Anton Manolescu
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN: 9780321321947
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Computers

The long awaited fifth volume in a collection of key practices for pattern languages and design.

Pattern Oriented Software Architecture A System of Patterns

Author: Frank Buschmann
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118725269
Release Date: 2013-04-22
Genre: Computers

Pattern - Oriented Software Architecture A System of Patterns Frank Buschmann, Regine Meunier, Hans Rohnert, Peter Sommerlad, Michael Stal of Siemens AG, Germany Pattern-oriented software architecture is a new approach to software development. This book represents the progression and evolution of the pattern approach into a system of patterns capable of describing and documenting large-scale applications. A pattern system provides, on one level, a pool of proven solutions to many recurring design problems. On another it shows how to combine individual patterns into heterogeneous structures and as such it can be used to facilitate a constructive development of software systems. Uniquely, the patterns that are presented in this book span several levels of abstraction, from high-level architectural patterns and medium-level design patterns to low-level idioms. The intention of, and motivation for, this book is to support both novices and experts in software development. Novices will gain from the experience inherent in pattern descriptions and experts will hopefully make use of, add to, extend and modify patterns to tailor them to their own needs. None of the pattern descriptions are cast in stone and, just as they are borne from experience, it is expected that further use will feed in and refine individual patterns and produce an evolving system of patterns. Visit our Web Page http://www.wiley.com/compbooks/

Cyberspace Safety and Security

Author: Yang Xiang
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783642353628
Release Date: 2012-12-02
Genre: Computers

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Cyberspace Safety and Security (CSS 2012), held in Melbourne, Australia, in December 2012. The 30 revised full papers presented together with 7 invited talks were carefully reviewed and selected from 105 submissions. The papers cover the following topics: mobile security, cyberspace attacks and defense, security application adn systems, network and cloud security, wireless security, security protocols and models.

Security Patterns

Author: Markus Schumacher
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118725931
Release Date: 2013-07-12
Genre: Computers

Most security books are targeted at security engineers and specialists. Few show how build security into software. None breakdown the different concerns facing security at different levels of the system: the enterprise, architectural and operational layers. Security Patterns addresses the full spectrum of security in systems design, using best practice solutions to show how to integrate security in the broader engineering process. Essential for designers building large-scale systems who want best practice solutions to typical security problems Real world case studies illustrate how to use the patterns in specific domains For more information visit www.securitypatterns.org

Pattern Oriented Software Architecture A Pattern Language for Distributed Computing

Author: Frank Buschmann
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470065303
Release Date: 2007-04-04
Genre: Computers

The eagerly awaited Pattern-Oriented Software Architecture (POSA) Volume 4 is about a pattern language for distributed computing. The authors will guide you through the best practices and introduce you to key areas of building distributed software systems. POSA 4 connects many stand-alone patterns, pattern collections and pattern languages from the existing body of literature found in the POSA series. Such patterns relate to and are useful for distributed computing to a single language. The panel of experts provides you with a consistent and coherent holistic view on the craft of building distributed systems. Includes a foreword by Martin Fowler A must read for practitioners who want practical advice to develop a comprehensive language integrating patterns from key literature.

Pattern Oriented Software Architecture Patterns for Resource Management

Author: Michael Kircher
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118725238
Release Date: 2013-04-19
Genre: Computers

The first volume of the POSA pattern series introduced a broad-spectrum of general-purpose patterns in software design and architecture. The second narrowed the focus to fundamental patterns for building sophisticated concurrent and networked software systems and applications. This volume uses design patterns to present techniques for implementing effective resource management in a system. The patterns are covered in detail making use of several examples providing directions to the readers on how to implement the presented patterns. Additionally, the volume presents a thorough introduction into resource management and a case study where the patterns are applied to the domain of mobile radio networks. The patterns are grouped by different areas of resource management and hence address the complete lifecycle of resources: resource acquisition, coordination and release.

Security Patterns in Practice

Author: Eduardo Fernandez-Buglioni
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119970484
Release Date: 2013-06-25
Genre: Computers

Learn to combine security theory and code to produce secure systems Security is clearly a crucial issue to consider during the design and implementation of any distributed software architecture. Security patterns are increasingly being used by developers who take security into serious consideration from the creation of their work. Written by the authority on security patterns, this unique book examines the structure and purpose of security patterns, illustrating their use with the help of detailed implementation advice, numerous code samples, and descriptions in UML. Provides an extensive, up-to-date catalog of security patterns Shares real-world case studies so you can see when and how to use security patterns in practice Details how to incorporate security from the conceptual stage Highlights tips on authentication, authorization, role-based access control, firewalls, wireless networks, middleware, VoIP, web services security, and more Author is well known and highly respected in the field of security and an expert on security patterns Security Patterns in Practice shows you how to confidently develop a secure system step by step.

Patterns for Fault Tolerant Software

Author: Robert Hanmer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118351543
Release Date: 2013-07-12
Genre: Computers

Software patterns have revolutionized the way developer’s and architects think about how software is designed, built and documented. This new title in Wiley’s prestigious Series in Software Design Patterns presents proven techniques to achieve patterns for fault tolerant software. This is a key reference for experts seeking to select a technique appropriate for a given system. Readers are guided from concepts and terminology, through common principles and methods, to advanced techniques and practices in the development of software systems. References will provide access points to the key literature, including descriptions of exemplar applications of each technique. Organized into a collection of software techniques, specific techniques can be easily found with sufficient detail to allow appropriate choices for the system being designed.

Patterns for Parallel Software Design

Author: Jorge Luis Ortega-Arjona
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470970871
Release Date: 2010-06-15
Genre: Computers

Essential reading to understand patterns for parallel programming Software patterns have revolutionized the way we think about how software is designed, built, and documented, and the design of parallel software requires you to consider other particular design aspects and special skills. From clusters to supercomputers, success heavily depends on the design skills of software developers. Patterns for Parallel Software Design presents a pattern-oriented software architecture approach to parallel software design. This approach is not a design method in the classic sense, but a new way of managing and exploiting existing design knowledge for designing parallel programs. Moreover, such approaches enhance not only build-time properties of parallel systems, but also, and particularly, their run-time properties. Features known solutions in concurrent and distributed programming, applied to the development of parallel programs Provides architectural patterns that describe how to divide an algorithm and/or data to find a suitable partition and link it with a programming structure that allows for such a division Presents an architectural point of view and explains the development of parallel software Patterns for Parallel Software Design will give you the skills you need to develop parallel software.

Pattern Oriented Software Architecture A Pattern Language for Distributed Computing

Author: Frank Buschmann
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470065303
Release Date: 2007-04-04
Genre: Computers

The eagerly awaited Pattern-Oriented Software Architecture (POSA) Volume 4 is about a pattern language for distributed computing. The authors will guide you through the best practices and introduce you to key areas of building distributed software systems. POSA 4 connects many stand-alone patterns, pattern collections and pattern languages from the existing body of literature found in the POSA series. Such patterns relate to and are useful for distributed computing to a single language. The panel of experts provides you with a consistent and coherent holistic view on the craft of building distributed systems. Includes a foreword by Martin Fowler A must read for practitioners who want practical advice to develop a comprehensive language integrating patterns from key literature.