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10.3.7 Device


   A Device is a physical computational resource with processing capability upon which artifacts may be deployed for execution. Device s may be complex (i.e., they may consist of other devices).


   • Node (from Nodes ) on page 218


   In the metamodel, a Device is a subclass of Node.


   No additional attributes


   No additional associations


   No additional constraints


   A device may be a nested element, where a physical machine is decomposed into its elements, either through namespace ownership or through attributes that are typed by Device s.


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   A Device is notated by a perspective view of a cube tagged with the keyword «device».

   Figure 10.14 - Notation for a Device

*Changes from previous UML

   The following changes from UML 1.x have been made — Device is not defined in UML 1.x.