Analysis of current social networking platforms for common architectural patterns and rescue best practice.

An approach from the viewpoint of non-functional requirements.

Master, Computer Engineering, Unab.

Santiago, Chile, 2010

Author: Juan José González Faúndez


This investigation focuses on the application of techniques of software engineering, primarily those relating to Requirements Engineering, Design Patterns and Architecture, enabling the creation of a model based on quality models ISO 9126, FURPS + and patterns common architectural platform within the following social networks: Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Flickr, Myspace. This investigation is framed within the scope of non-functional requirements (NFR) of the platforms mentioned above, considering the possible relationships with the functional requirements (FR).
The analysis and search for patterns in this research, propose to find the solution (s) to the identified problems such as data persistence, problems associated with storage and caching of information security problems, scalability problems of architecture,problems of data privacy and performance issues [1], to create a model based on FURPS + and ISO 9126 to provide the architectural design of new platforms related to non-functional requirements and their possible connections with the functional requirements. Recovering from this research, current practices used in the design of such platforms.


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