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10.5 Maintenance

Looking at different types of maintenance in Software Development.

There are three main categories of system maintenance.

“Corrective Maintenance”

Gets rid of bugs or errors that might take some time to show up. Often this is implemented by downloading corrective patches from websites.

“Adaptive Maintenance”

Systems may be adapted to changing requirements. For example the client might require something new to be added to the system – for example multi user. This can be likely if and liable if user involvement hasn’t been great during the design and research section of the product/report.

“Perfective Maintenance”

When systems can be made to work even better without changing its functionality. Continue reading