Web Migration - A Survey Considering the SME Perspective

Sebastian Heil, Martin Gaedke


Legacy systems are business-critical and contain valuable knowledge gathered over years of development. Many of these systems are still non-web desktop applications. Companies are aware of the advantages of web applications. However, Web Migration (WM), i.e. transforming legacy systems into web applications, is still a challenge, in particular for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). A large body of research exists in this field, but the specifics of SMEs have been overseen so far. This survey provides an overview on existing WM approaches with a dedicated focus on the SME perspective. The systematic mapping study analyses 122 primary studies and tools, identifies four major research focuses, reports on common methods and techniques and the consideration of SMEs. We then outline resulting research issues and future research directions.


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Paper Citation

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Heil S. and Gaedke M. (2017). Web Migration - A Survey Considering the SME Perspective . In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering - Volume 1: ENASE, ISBN 978-989-758-250-9, pages 255-262. DOI: 10.5220/0006353502550262

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author={Sebastian Heil and Martin Gaedke},
title={Web Migration - A Survey Considering the SME Perspective},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering - Volume 1: ENASE,},

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JO - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering - Volume 1: ENASE,
TI - Web Migration - A Survey Considering the SME Perspective
SN - 978-989-758-250-9
AU - Heil S.
AU - Gaedke M.
PY - 2017
SP - 255
EP - 262
DO - 10.5220/0006353502550262