Lookup NU author(s): Dr Stuart Wheater,
Emeritus Professor Santosh Shrivastava,
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.
Author(s): Wheater SM, Shrivastava SK, Ranno F
Editor(s): Davies, N., Raymond, K. and Seitz, J.
Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Publication status: Published
Conference Name: IFIP International Conference on Distributed Systems Platforms and Open Distributed Processing (Middleware '98)
Year of Conference: 1998
Date deposited: 09/03/2011
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