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1 Author(s)
Pyle, I.C. ; SD Scicon, Fleet, UK

Explains what is being done to cope with the real-world problems in information system development: the large size, long timescale, availability and responsiveness. The pervasive theme is that the software engineering paradigm is important but inadequate; the interaction between software and hardware is fundamental. The author considers methods available for predicting software resource needs and the difficulty of working with virtual machines, amongst other issues

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Software Engineering Journal  (Volume:6 ,  Issue: 3 )