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Modernizing Legacy Systems: Software Technologies, Engineering Processes, and Business Practices by Grace A. Lewis, Daniel Plakosh, Robert C. Seacord

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Chapter 9. Software Infrfastructure

Software Infrfastructure

with Lutz Wrage

Lutz Wrage is a visiting scientist at the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.

 

In people's handling of affairs they often ruin things when they are right at the point of completion. Therefore we say, “If you're as careful at the end as you were at the beginning you'll have no failures.”

 
 --Lao-Tzu, Te-tao Ching
 

The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from.

 
 --Andrew S. Tanenbaum, Computer Networks,2nd ed. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1988, p. 254.

Software infrastructure consists of middleware and supporting services and standards ...

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