Chapter 1

Introduction. Software Architecture for Cloud and Big Data: An Open Quest for the Architecturally Significant Requirements

Rami Bahsoon; Nour Ali; Maritta Heisel; Bruce Maxim§; Ivan Mistrik    University of Birmingham, UKUniversity of Brighton, UKUniversität Duisburg-Essen, Germany§University of Michigan-Dearborn, USAIndependent Researcher, Germany


We quest for cloud architecturally significant requirements and explain their implications on architecting for/in the cloud in the presence of big data. Awareness of these requirements can help architects and practitioners to formulate architecture design decisions and choices, which are cloud-explicit. We hope to provide insights that can help in the systematic architecting ...

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