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Restoring a legacy: lessons learned

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2 Author(s)
Rugaber, S. ; Coll. of Comput., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA ; White, J.

Rebuilding a legacy system has some parallels to the restoration of a work of art. The authors draw upon this comparison to illustrate the challenges they faced in redesigning a telephony system. The restoration involved far more than updating the code, the development team also had to understand the existing architecture, add new functionality, and develop a long-term hardware migration plan. The technical and managerial lessons learned should prove valuable to those involved in similar projects

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Software, IEEE  (Volume:15 ,  Issue: 4 )