A CORBA Compliant Transactional Workflow System for Internet Applications

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  2. Dr Stuart Wheater
  3. Emeritus Professor Santosh Shrivastava
  4. Frederic Ranno
Author(s)Wheater SM, Shrivastava SK, Ranno F
Editor(s)Davies, N., Raymond, K. and Seitz, J.
Publication type Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Conference NameIFIP International Conference on Distributed Systems Platforms and Open Distributed Processing (Middleware '98)
Conference LocationThe Lake District, UK
Year of Conference1998
Legacy Date15-18 September 1998
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The paper describes an application composition and execution environment implemented as a transactional workflow system that enables sets of inter-related tasks to be carried out and supervised in a dependable manner. The paper describes how the system meets the requirements of interoperability, scalability, flexible task composition, dependability and dynamic reconfiguration. The system is general purpose and open: it has been designed and implemented as a set of CORBA services, running on top of a given ORB. The system serves as an example of the use of middleware technologies to provide a fault-tolerant execution environment for long running distributed applications.
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