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Workflow support for failure management in federated organizations

R. Klamma, P. Peters, M. Jarke
Proceedings of the Thirty-First Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
Failure management for complex products (such as production machinery) exemplifies a class of reactive workflow management tasks for which current WFMS offer few solutions.  ...  in the usual working environment of the different kinds of users; (d) metamodeling techniques to support change in this environment.  ...  , and • the system architecture to support distributed FM processes in organizations which depend on federated information systems.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.1998.655286 dblp:conf/hicss/KlammaPJ98 fatcat:vbrcm66nqngqjlsknkub5yhlky

An Autonomic Workflow Management System for Global Grids

Mustafizur Rahman, Rajkumar Buyya
2008 2008 Eighth IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGRID)  
Workflow Management System is generally utilized to define, manage and execute workflow applications on Grid resources.  ...  Therefore, this research aims to design and develop mechanisms for building an autonomic workflow management system that will incorporate the properties of autonomic computing and exhibit the ability to  ...  At every site in the federation, there is a Grid Federation Agent (GFA) that is responsible for managing the execution of the workflow applications submitted by the users (see Figure 2 ).  ... 
doi:10.1109/ccgrid.2008.39 dblp:conf/ccgrid/RahmanB08 fatcat:rmtgaebnbre67ds7r2emk4bol4

Dependable workflow scheduling in global Grids

Mustafizur Rahman, Rajiv Ranjan, Rajkumar Buyya
2009 2009 10th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Grid Computing  
In this paper, a reputation-based Grid workflow scheduling algorithm is proposed to counter the effect of inherent unreliability and temporal characteristics of computing resources in large scale, decentralized  ...  The proposed approach builds upon structured peer-to-peer indexing and overlay networking techniques to create a scalable wide-area networking of Grid sites for supporting dependable scheduling of applications  ...  We gratefully thank Xiaofeng Wang for his assistance in formulating the distributed reputation model.  ... 
doi:10.1109/grid.2009.5353069 dblp:conf/grid/RahmanRB09 fatcat:p4mds4swavc4blcmsk2lhipsge

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  
management.  ...  Cloud-based storage is a popular outsourcing solution for organizations to deliver contents to end-users.  ...  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

A business process context for Knowledge Management

T.S. Raghu, Ajay Vinze
2007 Decision Support Systems  
Therefore, a business process context provides the justification and rationale for organizing Knowledge Management efforts that address knowledge storage and retrieval, knowledge sharing and knowledge  ...  Knowledge and management of it emphasize and expect interactions between aspects of business processes including workflow execution, information processing, decision making and motivational structure.  ...  Knowledge and management of it emphasize and expect collaboration between a wide spectrum of contributors that ranges from people and processes to supportive technologies in an organization.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.dss.2005.05.031 fatcat:kepescq6v5feljtscj733y42ii

A taxonomy and survey on autonomic management of applications in grid computing environments

Mustafizur Rahman, Rajiv Ranjan, Rajkumar Buyya, Boualem Benatallah
2011 Concurrency and Computation  
The above requirements indicate that Grid programming and runtime systems must be able to support the following behaviors: (1) ability to handle the spike in demand across the organization through dynamic  ...  Thus, runtime systems and techniques for managing applications have emerged as one of the most important Grid services in past few years.  ...  However, the failure of the central manager results in entire system failure.  ... 
doi:10.1002/cpe.1734 fatcat:rgaqyybmmvdufphqfcr47ymhoe

Security Engineering of SOA Applications Via Reliability Patterns

Luigi Coppolino, Luigi Romano, Valerio Vianello
2011 Journal of Software Engineering and Applications  
The tool is implemented as a plug-in for the widely adopted Active BPEL Designer and exploits the concept of reliability pattern to evaluate the reliability formula of the workflow.  ...  In this paper we present a useful tool which allows to conduct reliability analysis on planned workflows, as well as to compare the reliability of alternative solutions in a what-if analysis.  ...  The Federation Manager will ask other Federation Managers in the same trusted domain to check for the SAML token.  ... 
doi:10.4236/jsea.2011.41001 fatcat:i4vnzenqzfgpfehrjuqyxxwpga

Report from the second workshop on scalable workflow enactment engines and technology (SWEET'13)

Jacek Sroka, Jan Hidders, Paolo Missier
2014 SIGMOD record  
The goal of the workshop was to bring together researchers and practitioners to explore the state of the art in workflow-based programming for data-intensive applications, and the potential of cloud-based  ...  computing in this area.  ...  We also express our great appreciation for the support from Google Inc.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2590989.2591003 fatcat:wbhqcfocczgrlmd6iyeif65srq

Enhancing the fault tolerance of workflow management systems

G. Alonso, C. Hagen, D. Agrawal, A. El Abbadi, C. Mohan
2000 IEEE Concurrency  
organization leading efforts to standardize workflow management products.  ...  Also, only some of the activities that a workflow executes will support physical undo as, for example, database management systems implement it.  ...  Claus Hagen is an information systems architect at Credit Suisse, a major Swiss bank, where he is responsible for workflow management and middleware architectures.  ... 
doi:10.1109/4434.865896 fatcat:yznqlsa5grfozl3v4mf6ds6e7y

Kepler + CometCloud: Dynamic Scientific Workflow Execution on Federated Cloud Resources

Jianwu Wang, Moustafa AbdelBaky, Javier Diaz-Montes, Shweta Purawat, Manish Parashar, Ilkay Altintas
2016 Procedia Computer Science  
In this context, cloud federations are being explored as means for extending as-a-service models to offer on-demand access to computing utilities, an abstraction of unlimited resources, customizable environments  ...  In this paper we propose an approach that allows users to build and run scientific workflows on top of a federation of multiple clouds and traditional resources (e.g., clusters).  ...  Acknowledgments:The research presented in this work is supported in part by National Science Foundation (NSF) via grants numbers ACI 1339036, ACI 1310283, ACI 1441376.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2016.05.363 fatcat:ntdd7b2g4jcutihx6nvzjebdaq

Federating Advanced Cyberinfrastructures with Autonomic Capabilities [chapter]

Javier Diaz-Montes, Ivan Rodero, Mengsong Zou, Manish Parashar
2014 Cloud Computing for Data-Intensive Applications  
In this chapter, we present a federation model to support the dynamic federation of resources and autonomic management mechanisms that coordinate multiple workflows to use resources based on objectives  ...  Clouds provide on-demand access to computing utilities, an abstraction of unlimited computing resources, and support for ondemand scale up, scale down and scale out.  ...  In this chapter, we present a model to support the dynamic federation of resources and the coordinated execution of application workflows on such federated environments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4939-1905-5_9 fatcat:eyuo5q37enaofehsubefabd7ky

Web-Scale Workflow: Integrating Distributed Services

M. Brian Blake, Michael N. Huhns
2008 IEEE Internet Computing  
In fact, the integration of services using well-established workflow paradigms could amplify an organization's capabilities with the creation of a full-blown, inter-organizational system of systems.  ...  This is the essence of Web-scale workflows.  ...  any failures or changes in external service components.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mic.2008.24 fatcat:toemcgev5rfvnen3sjjt2iijmq

Benefits of Business Process Context for Human TaskManagement

Matthias Wieland, Daniela Nicklas, Frank Leymann
2011 International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance  
This paper presents the benefits of using the context of workflow-based applications in the area of human task management.  ...  Many systems and data models are available for the management of context information.  ...  The Nexus platform is organized in three tiers: service tier, federation tier, and application tier.  ... 
doi:10.7763/ijtef.2011.v2.122 fatcat:eembvnqozzhtfkmsbru4lkn2ci

Data grid management systems

Arun Jagatheesan, Arcot Rajasekar
2003 Proceedings of the 2003 ACM SIGMOD international conference on on Management of data - SIGMOD '03  
The "Grid" is an emerging infrastructure for coordinating access across autonomous organizations to distributed, heterogeneous computation and data resources.  ...  A data grid provides logical namespaces for users, digital entities and storage resources to create persistent identifiers for controlling access, enabling discovery, and managing wide area latencies.  ...  abstraction for managing collections in databases Data management mechanisms • Storage repository abstraction for interacting with multiple types of storage systems • Support for the registration of files  ... 
doi:10.1145/872876.872878 fatcat:afxatagl6jf3nmar6o63syuhdy

Data grid management systems

Arun Jagatheesan, Arcot Rajasekar
2003 Proceedings of the 2003 ACM SIGMOD international conference on on Management of data - SIGMOD '03  
The "Grid" is an emerging infrastructure for coordinating access across autonomous organizations to distributed, heterogeneous computation and data resources.  ...  A data grid provides logical namespaces for users, digital entities and storage resources to create persistent identifiers for controlling access, enabling discovery, and managing wide area latencies.  ...  abstraction for managing collections in databases Data management mechanisms • Storage repository abstraction for interacting with multiple types of storage systems • Support for the registration of files  ... 
doi:10.1145/872757.872878 dblp:conf/sigmod/JagatheesanR03 fatcat:wh62d46gqjcmrly2cnrltehfrm
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