Collaborative ranking of grid-enabled workflow service providers

Domenico Laforenza, Franco Maria Nardini, Fabrizio Silvestri
2008 Proceedings of the 17th international symposium on High performance distributed computing - HPDC '08  
Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Grid computing are very hot research topics, nowadays. While Grid computing is aimed at sharing dynamically heterogeneous resources, SOAs is a meta-architectural style that enable business flexibility in an interoperable way. There is a growing consensus that SOA(s) and Grid(s) might be beneficial to each other. In Grid-based SOAs a central role is played by tools for the publishing/discovering of services (resources). This work presents SPRanker (Service
more » ... Provider Ranker): a service discovery tool that is able to retrieve providers from partially specified service descriptions. It ranks providers found on the basis of an Information Retrieval-based score formula that takes into account judgments expressed collaboratively by past service users.
doi:10.1145/1383422.1383458 dblp:conf/hpdc/LaforenzaNS08 fatcat:5mrujeempjaztp4x6vsgdxfexa