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  • Managing the cloud continuum: lessons learnt from a real fog-to-cloud deployment 

    Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; Sánchez López, Sergio; García Almiñana, Jordi; Jukan, Admela; Juan Ferrer, Ana; Queralt Calafat, Anna; Salis, Antonio; Bartoli, Andrea; Cankar, Matija; Cordeiro, Cristovao; Jensen, Jens; Kennedy, John D. (2021-05-01)
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    The wide adoption of the recently coined fog and edge computing paradigms alongsideconventional cloud computing creates a novel scenario, known as the cloud continuum, whereservices may benefit from the overall set of ...
  • Perspectives laborals dels doctorats en enginyeries i arquitectura a Catalunya 

    Olivé Ramon, Antoni; Canals Artigas, Miquel (Institut d'Estudis Catalans (IEC), 2021)
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    La decisió d’emprendre un doctorat no és senzilla. Mentre que la durada i la intensitat de l’esforç necessaris per a assolir-lo es poden determinar raonablement bé, els beneficis professionals que es podrien aconseguir ...
  • A cost model for random access queries in document stores 

    Hewasinghage, Moditha Lakshan Dharmasir; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Varga, Jovan; Zimányi, Esteban (2021-07)
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    Document stores have become one of the key NoSQL storage solutions. They have been widely adopted in different domains due to their ability to store semi-structured data and expressive query capabilities. However, ...
  • Managing polyglot systems metadata with hypergraphs 

    Hewasinghage, Moditha Lakshan Dharmasir; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Varga, Jovan; Zimányi, Esteban (Elsevier, 2021-07)
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    A single type of data store can hardly fulfill every end-user requirements in the NoSQL world. Therefore, polyglot systems use different types of NoSQL datastores in combination. However, the heterogeneity of the data ...
  • Graph-driven federated data management 

    Nadal Francesch, Sergi; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Romero Moral, Óscar; Vansummeren, Stijn; Vassiliadis, Panos (2021-05-03)
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    Modern data analysis applications, require the ability to provide on-demand integration of data sources while offering a flexible and user-friendly query interface. Traditional techniques for answering queries using views, ...
  • A methodology to study the university’s online teaching activity from virtual platform indicators: the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya 

    Prat Farran, Joana d'Arc; Llorens García, Ariadna; Salvador Zuriaga, Francesc; Alier Forment, Marc; Amo Filvà, Daniel (2021-05-06)
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    The Covid-19 pandemic led Catalan universities to do all teaching and evaluation online from 11 March 2020 until the end of term on 30 July. Conventional universities made the transition to online teaching in just a few ...
  • Three decades of software reference architectures: A systematic mapping study 

    Garcés, Lina; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Oliveira, Lucas; Dias Valle, Pedro Henrique; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Nakagawa, Elisa Yumi (2021-05-14)
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    Software reference architectures have played an essential role in software systems development due to the possibility of knowledge reuse. Although increasingly adopted by industry, these architectures are not yet completely ...
  • Atenea exams, an IMS LTI application to solve scalability problems: A study case 

    Alier Forment, Marc; Casany Guerrero, María José; Llorens García, Ariadna; Alcober Segura, Jesús Ángel; Prat Farran, Joana d'Arc (2021-01-01)
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    In 2004, the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya decided to change one of its critical and strategic information services: the online teaching support platform. An Open Source software, Moodle, was adopted and the previous ...
  • Towards suitable description of reference architectures 

    Dias Valle, Pedro Henrique; Garcés, Lina; Volpato, Tiago; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Nakagawa, Elisa Yumi (2021-03-09)
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    Due to the increasing size and complexity of many current software systems, the architectural design of these systems has become a considerately complicated task. In this scenario, reference architectures have already ...
  • Tychonis: a model-based approach to define and search for geometric events in space 

    Llopis, Marcel; Soria Guerrero, Manel; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2021-06)
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    Space missions need software in order to be aware of the occurrence of geometric events in different phases of their project lifecycle. However, current software packages that provide capabilities to search for geometric ...
  • How do practitioners perceive the relevance of Requirements Engineering research? 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Méndez Fernández, Daniel; Vogelsang, Andreas; Heldal, Rogardt; Knauss, Eric; Oriol Hilari, Marc; Travassos, Guilherme H.; Carver, Jeffrey C.; Zimmermann, Thomas (2020-12-04)
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    Context: The relevance of Requirements Engineering (RE) research to practitioners is vital for a long-term dissemination of research results to everyday practice. Some authors have speculated about a mismatch between ...
  • Big data analytics in Agile software development: A systematic mapping study 

    Biesialska, Katarzyna; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Muntés Mulero, Víctor (Elsevier, 2021-04)
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    Context: Over the last decade, Agile methods have changed the software development process in an unparalleled way and with the increasing popularity of Big Data, optimizing development cycles through data analytics is ...

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