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Performance and Availability Assessment for the Configuration of Distributed Workflow Management Systems [chapter]

Michael Gillmann, Jeanine Weissenfels, Gerhard Weikum, Achim Kraiss
2000 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Summary and Outlook In this paper, we have discussed three models to derive quantitative information about performance, availability, and performability of distributed workflow management systems (WFMS  ...  In [BD97] , the sustainable throughput of a distributed WFMS is in-This work was performed within the research project "Architecture, Configuration and Administration of Large Workflow Management Systems  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-46439-5_12 fatcat:h3xetiwcqve6jdv26buccnaopi

A goal-driven auto-configuration tool for the distributed workflow management system mentorlite

Michael Gillmann, Jeanine Weissenfels, German Shegalov, Wolfgang Wonner, Gerhard Weikum
2000 Proceedings of the 2000 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data - SIGMOD '00  
This tool aims to recommend an appropriate system configuration in terms of replicated workflow, application, and communication servers, so as to meet given goals for performance, availability, and performability  ...  In this paper, we outline the distributed architecture of Mentor-lite and elaborate on a goal-driven autoconfiguration tool for Mentor-lite and similar workflow management systems (WFMS).  ...  deriving the analytically best configuration for given performability and availability goals.  ... 
doi:10.1145/342009.336577 dblp:conf/sigmod/GillmannWSWW00 fatcat:vuf7z4tiyzga3jacke32u4oylm

A goal-driven auto-configuration tool for the distributed workflow management system mentorlite

Michael Gillmann, Jeanine Weissenfels, German Shegalov, Wolfgang Wonner, Gerhard Weikum
2000 SIGMOD record  
This tool aims to recommend an appropriate system configuration in terms of replicated workflow, application, and communication servers, so as to meet given goals for performance, availability, and performability  ...  In this paper, we outline the distributed architecture of Mentor-lite and elaborate on a goal-driven autoconfiguration tool for Mentor-lite and similar workflow management systems (WFMS).  ...  deriving the analytically best configuration for given performability and availability goals.  ... 
doi:10.1145/335191.336577 fatcat:ba7jcqucardnngpybmdw2yk3ty

Application of Project Management Information Systems in Efficiency Improvement of Quality Management System

Solvita Berzisa
2015 Environment Technology Resources Proceedings of the International Scientific and Practical Conference  
Project management information systems (PMIS) and quality management system (QMS) are two components in the project oriented organization that helps to achieve required quality of the project product.  ...  The objective of paper is to evaluate and demonstrate PMIS options for efficiency QMS development and maintenance.  ...  I INTRODUCTION For increase of competitiveness and productivity and improve performance an organization are introducing information systems (IS) and quality management systems (QMS) [1] , [2] .  ... 
doi:10.17770/etr2015vol3.173 fatcat:gu4zu23p6zh5piyi3n4zmvq6uq

Development of a cloud-based platform for reproducible science: A case study of an IUCN Red List of Ecosystems Assessment

Siddeswara Guru, Ivan C. Hanigan, Hoang Anh Nguyen, Emma Burns, John Stein, Wade Blanchard, David Lindenmayer, Tim Clancy
2016 Ecological Informatics  
Acknowledgements The Authors thank Kim Olsson, Shilo Banihit and Matthew Mulholland for their contribution to the project. Special thanks to Victorian Government,  ...  In the CoESRA system, to manage the cloud resource efficiently, a minimum and maximum limit is set for the number of virtual desktops available for users.  ...  This enables the system to create user accounts for the virtual desktop;  Virtual desktop management: this includes creation of virtual desktops with pre-configured software suites, and assignment of  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ecoinf.2016.08.003 fatcat:6ops3hrzszgm5ckuwvfe5kujmm

Node-Oriented Workflow (NOW): A Command Template Workflow Management Tool for High Throughput Data Analysis Pipelines

Gerard Tromp
2014 Journal of Data Mining in Genomics & Proteomics  
We present Node-Oriented Workflow (NOW), a dynamic command template workflow engine for high performance distributed computing (HPC) systems.  ...  the demands of the staff managing these workflows.  ...  Acknowledgement Part of this work was funded through the Bucknell / Geisinger Research Initiative awarded to BRK, and NHGRI eMERGE network funds to Geisinger Clinic (U01HG006382).  ... 
doi:10.4172/2153-0602.1000159 fatcat:vsgcb4r5wncfrm4qqxzwt5om2e

Workflow management with service quality guarantees

Michael Gillmann, Gerhard Weikum, Wolfgang Wonner
2002 Proceedings of the 2002 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data - SIGMOD '02  
Workflow management systems (WFMS) that are geared for the orchestration of business processes across multiple organizations are complex distributed systems: they consist of multiple workflow engines,  ...  Based on a suite of mathematical models, the tool derives the necessary degrees of replication for the various server types in order to meet specified goals for performance and availability as well as  ...  Commercially available commodity servers for information systems in general are configured this way, and workflow management would fall into this category.  ... 
doi:10.1145/564716.564718 fatcat:z2pr45lrnrfs5d42eby6g7rx44

Benchmarking and Configuration of Workflow Management Systems [chapter]

Michael Gillmann, Ralf Mindermann, Gerhard Weikum
2000 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
For largescale applications both their performance and availability are crucial factors, and the system needs to be properly configured to meet the application demands.  ...  Despite ample work on scalable system architectures for workflow management, the literature has neglected the important issues of how to systematically measure the performance of a given system configuration  ...  Benchmark Rationale 2.1 Metrics for Performance Assessment From a business perspective, the benefit of a WFMS should ideally be measured in terms of how smooth and cost-effective the system runs a company's  ... 
doi:10.1007/10722620_19 fatcat:qm2iet66sne2jls2pyhh75ilpm

Workflow management with service quality guarantees

Michael Gillmann, Gerhard Weikum, Wolfgang Wonner
2002 Proceedings of the 2002 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data - SIGMOD '02  
Workflow management systems (WFMS) that are geared for the orchestration of business processes across multiple organizations are complex distributed systems: they consist of multiple workflow engines,  ...  Based on a suite of mathematical models, the tool derives the necessary degrees of replication for the various server types in order to meet specified goals for performance and availability as well as  ...  Commercially available commodity servers for information systems in general are configured this way, and workflow management would fall into this category.  ... 
doi:10.1145/564691.564718 dblp:conf/sigmod/GillmannWW02 fatcat:rsotnvbzrjcsxfyhvgw5x6qsdm

SkyCDS: A resilient content delivery service based on diversified cloud storage

J.L. Gonzalez, Jesus Carretero Perez, Victor J. Sosa-Sosa, Luis M. Sanchez, Borja Bergua
2015 Simulation modelling practice and theory  
The evaluation revealed the feasibility of SkyCDS in terms of performance, reliability and storage space profitability.  ...  management.  ...  Acknowledgment The work presented in this paper has been partially supported by EU under the COST programme Action IC1305, Network for Sustainable Ultrascale Computing (NESUS).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.simpat.2015.03.006 fatcat:j274u32czrgxfftba6bgyfsrv4

Enabling rapid cloud-based analysis of thousands of human genomes via Butler [article]

Sergei Yakneen, Sebastian Waszak, Michael Gertz, Jan O. Korbel
2017 bioRxiv   pre-print
This highly flexible framework facilitates management of virtual cloud infrastructure, software configuration, genomics workflow development, and provides unique capabilities in workflow execution management  ...  By comprehensively collecting and analysing metrics and logs, performing anomaly detection as well as notification and cluster self-healing, Butler enables large-scale analytical processing of human genomes  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to acknowledge the EMBL-EBI Embassy Cloud, The Cancer Genome Collaboratory, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Compute Platform, and Microsoft Azure for providing  ... 
doi:10.1101/185736 fatcat:bdki7pxpv5d6hifil3mh7yrbpm

Designing for Recommending Intermediate States in A Scientific Workflow Management System [article]

Debasish Chakroborti, Banani Roy, Sristy Sumana Nath
2020 arXiv   pre-print
To process a large amount of data sequentially and systematically, proper management of workflow components (i.e., modules, data, configurations, associations among ports and links) in a Scientific Workflow  ...  However, a great many studies propose various techniques and technologies for managing and recommending services in a SWfMS, but only a very few studies consider the management of data in a SWfMS for efficient  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work is supported in part by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) under the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS).  ... 
arXiv:2010.04880v1 fatcat:h4mtd24rdzfjnbvuiwyxdy6xam

Optimization of tomographic reconstruction workflows on geographically distributed resources

Tekin Bicer, Dogˇa Gürsoy, Rajkumar Kettimuthu, Francesco De Carlo, Ian T. Foster
2016 Journal of Synchrotron Radiation  
The proposed models and the workflow management system are evaluated by using three high-performance computing and two storage resources, all of which are geographically distributed.  ...  For the latter challenge, a workflow management system is built, which can automate the execution of workflows and minimize the user interaction with the underlying infrastructure.  ...  Acknowledgements This material is based upon work supported by the US Department of Energy, Office of Science, under contract number DE-AC02-06CH11357.  ... 
doi:10.1107/s1600577516007980 pmid:27359149 pmcid:PMC5315096 fatcat:mhi6mafzcfeizohi72sc772pt4

A System Architecture for Running Big Data Workflows in the Cloud

Andrey Kashlev, Shiyong Lu
2014 2014 IEEE International Conference on Services Computing  
The everincreasing volumes of scientific data motivate researchers to extend scientific workflow management systems (SWFMSs) to utilize the power of Cloud computing to perform big data analyses.  ...  From this experience we 1) identify the key challenges for running big data workflows in the cloud, 2) propose a generic implementation-independent system architecture that addresses these challenges,  ...  Distributed Computing Challenge The fact that the workflow execution is performed in a distributed manner complicates big data workflow management in several ways. 1) Passing big data products to consumer  ... 
doi:10.1109/scc.2014.16 dblp:conf/IEEEscc/KashlevL14 fatcat:4mmgfb7lafdfrovnpmvtgp7gfi

Advancing Research Infrastructure Using OpenStack

Ibad Kureshi, Carl Pulley, John Brennan, Violeta Holmes, Stephen Bonner, Yvonne James
2013 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
Furthermore, the throughput characteristics of assessment workflows were investigated and analysed so that the requirements for cloud-based provisioning can be adequately made.  ...  As part of teaching and assessment of computing courses an Automated Formative Assessment (AFA) system was implemented in the QGG-Cloud.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to acknowledge the use of the University of Huddersfield computational grid the Queensgate Grid.  ... 
doi:10.14569/specialissue.2013.030408 fatcat:5lflcv2g6vaxtbj3pssxbsa5lu
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