Chapter 19

Outlook and Future Directions

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


This chapter discusses possible future developments in the area of software architecture for big data and clouds. It discusses new applications, advances of the supporting technologies, architecturally significant requirements, as well as challenges for the architecting process, and gives hints for further reading.


Big data; Cloud; Software architecture

The last decade has seen a paradigm shift in software engineering due to the need of software ...

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