X. Li, A. S. Abdelfattah, J. Yero, D. A. d'Aragona, T. Cerny and D. Taibi, "Analyzing Organizational Structure of Microservice Projects based on Contributor Collaboration," 2023 IEEE International Conference on Service-Oriented System Engineering (SOSE), Athens, Greece, 2023, pp. 1-8, doi: 10.1109/SOSE58276.2023.00007
Analyzing organizational structure of microservice projects based on contributor collaboration
|Author:||Li, Xiaozhou1,2; Abdelfattah, Amr S.3; Yero, Jorge3;|
1M3S, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
2CloudSEA.AI, Tampere University, Tampere, Finland
3Department of Computer Science, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, USA
4Systems & Industrial Engineering, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
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|Persistent link:|| http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi-fe20231102142388
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|Publish Date:|| 2023-11-02
Software system quality is strongly affected by the organizational structure and collaboration across developers. Effective and loosely coupled organization structures reflect the high quality of the system architecture and the efficiency with which this system can evolve. Especially for microservice-based systems, as the notion of “one-microservice-per-team” is highly recommended and advocated as one of the best practices in the industry, it is crucial for the companies to be aware of the status of their organizational structure and the critical contributors therein. To such an end, this paper proposes an approach to analyze the organizational structure of microservice-based software projects in terms of contributor collaboration and to identify the core contributors therein. Furthermore, we can also monitor the evolution of the project’s organizational structure via the growing collaboration activities through different releases. The proposed method shall help the companies and organizations adopting microservices better understand their organizational structure and make more effective decisions in maintaining the quality of microservice architectures.
Proceedings. IEEE International Symposium on Service-Oriented System Engineering
|Pages:||1 - 8|
Proceedings : 17th IEEE International Conference on Service-Oriented System Engineering, 17–20 July 2023, Athens, Greece
IEEE International Conference on Service-Oriented System Engineering
|Type of Publication:||
A4 Article in conference proceedings
|Field of Science:||
113 Computer and information sciences
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1854049 and Grant No. 2245287, a grant from Red Hat Research https://research.redhat.com, a grant from the Ulla Tuominen Foundation (Finland), a grant from Climate Neutral Energy Systems and Society (CNESS), Tampere University, Finland, and a grant from the Academy of Finland (grant n. 349488 - MuFAno).
|Academy of Finland Grant Number:||
349488 (Academy of Finland Funding decision)
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