Engineering an "Open" Client/Server-Platform for a Distributed Austrian Alpine Road-Pricing System in 240 Days: Case Study and Experience Report

@inproceedings{Biffl1996EngineeringA,
  title={Engineering an "Open" Client/Server-Platform for a Distributed Austrian Alpine Road-Pricing System in 240 Days: Case Study and Experience Report},
  author={Stefan Biffl and Thomas Grechenig and Stephan Oberpfalzer},
  booktitle={ICSE},
  year={1996}
}
The paper describes engineering a system for a distributed Austrian Alpine road-pricing environment as well as the structure and organization of the software development. The client/server-based road-pricing system, handling on average 1.2 million vehicle transitions per month, had be to operational within a mere eight months after the start of the project. Current practical and industrial problems of client/server system strategies are discussed. Our main theses derived from the presented case… CONTINUE READING