Mon4Aware: A multi-objective and context-aware approach to decompose monolithic applications

  • Roger Gonçalves Urdangarin UNISINOS
  • Kleinner Farias UNISINOS
  • Jorge Barbosa UNISINOS


This article introduces Mon4Aware, a multi-objective and context-aware approach to decompose monolithic applications. Mon4Aware stands out for: (1) using optimization based on multiple criteria to allow monolithic applications to be modularized in different ways, making its decomposition process flexible; and (2) to propose a context meta-model to allow the decomposed modules of the monolithic application to be able to adapt under certain contextual situations. Software developers can use Mon4Aware as a guide to modernization activities for monolithic applications, making them less error-prone. The approach was evaluated through a case study, in which the conceptual viability of Mon4Aware was demonstrated, as well as promising initial results in generating recommendations for the decomposition of monolithic applications.
Palavras-chave: Decomposition, Monolith, Context-aware, Multi-Objective Optimization


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URDANGARIN, Roger Gonçalves; FARIAS, Kleinner; BARBOSA, Jorge. Mon4Aware: A multi-objective and context-aware approach to decompose monolithic applications. In: SIMPÓSIO BRASILEIRO DE SISTEMAS DE INFORMAÇÃO (SBSI), 17. , 2021, Uberlândia. Anais [...]. Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2021 .

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