Advertisement

Change Management in Large-Scale Enterprise Information Systems

  • Boris Stumm
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4254)

Abstract

The information infrastructure in today’s businesses consists of many interoperating autonomous systems. Changes to a single system can therefore have an unexpected impact on other, dependent systems. In our Caro approach we try to cope with this problem by observing each system participating in the infrastructure and analyzing the impact of any change that occurs. The analysis process is driven by declaratively defined rules and works with a generic and extensible graph model to represent the relevant metadata that is subject to changes. This makes Caro applicable to heterogeneous scenarios and customizable to special needs.

Keywords

Resource Description Framework Change Manager Information Infrastructure Analysis Rule Metadata Description 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    OWL Web Ontology Language Guide (2004), http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/REC-owl-guide-20040210/
  2. 2.
    RDF/XML Syntax Specification (Revised) (2004), http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/REC-rdf-syntax-grammar-20040210/
  3. 3.
    Ajila, S.: Software Maintenance: An Approach to Impact Analysis of Objects Change. Software – Practice and Experience 25(10), 1155–1181 (1995)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Andritsos, P., Fuxman, A., Kementsietsidis, A., Miller, R.J., Velegrakis, Y.: Kanata: Adaptation and Evolution in Data Sharing Systems. SIGMOD Record 33(4), 32–37 (2004)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Bernstein, P.A.: Applying Model Management to Classical Meta Data Problems. In: Proc. of the 1st Conference on Innovative Data Systems Research (CIDR) (2003)Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Bohner, S.A., Arnold, R.S. (eds.): Software Change Impact Analysis. IEEE Computer Society Press, Los Alamitos (1996)Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Deruelle, L., Bouneffa, M., Goncalves, G., Nicolas, J.-C.: Local and Federated Database Schemas Evolution: An Impact Propagation Model. In: Bench-Capon, T.J.M., Soda, G., Tjoa, A.M. (eds.) DEXA 1999. LNCS, vol. 1677, pp. 902–911. Springer, Heidelberg (1999)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Dorda, C., Steiert, H.-P., Sellentin, J.: Modellbasierter Ansatz zur Anwendungsintegration. it – Information Technology 46(4), 200–210 (2004)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Hewlett-Packard. Jena – A Semantic Web Framework for Java (2005), http://jena.sourceforge.net/
  10. 10.
    Keller, A., Ensel, C.: An Approach for Managing Service Dependencies with XML and the Resource Description Framework. Technical report, IBM (2002)Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    McBrien, P., Poulovassilis, A.: Automatic migration and wrapping of database applications – a schema transformation approach. In: Int. Conf. on Conceptual Modeling/the Entity Relationship Approach (1999)Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    McCann, R., AlShebli, B., Le, Q., Nguyen, H., Vu, L., Doan, A.: Mapping Maintenance for Data Integration Systems. In: Proceedings of the 31st VLDB Conference (2005)Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    Melnik, S., Rahm, E., Bernstein, P.A.: Developing Metadata-Intensive Applications with Rondo. Journal of Web Semantics 1(1) (2004)Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    Rahm, E., Bernstein, P.A.: A survey of approaches to automatic schema matching. VLDB Journal 10, 334–350 (2001)MATHCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. 15.
    Roddick, J.F.: Schema Evolution in Database Systems – An Annotated Bibliography. SIGMOD Record 21(4), 35–40 (1992)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. 16.
    Ryder, B.G., Tip, F.: Change Impact Analysis for Object-Oriented Programs. In: Proceedings of PASTE (2001)Google Scholar
  17. 17.
    Zhang, X., Rundensteiner, E.A.: Data Warehouse Maintenance Under Concurrent Schema and Data Updates. Technical report, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (1998)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Boris Stumm
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Kaiserslautern 

Personalised recommendations