A Specification and Execution Approach of Flexible Cloud Service Workflow based on a Meta Model Transformation

Imen Ben Fraj, Yousra BenDaly Hlaoui, Leila Jemni BenAyed

Abstract

Cloud environments are being increasingly used for deploying and executing workflow composed from cloud services. In this paper, we propose a meta-model transformation for the specification and the execution of cloud service flexible workflows. To built workflow abstract models, the proposed approach uses a BPMN model for the specification of the cloud service workflow structure and the state-chart diagram for the specification of the cloud service workflow behavior. In addition, workflow models should be translated into BPEL4WS language which will be executed by the BPEL4WS engine, the latter is driven by the behavior described by the state-chart diagram. To fulfill, we define a set of meta-model transformations from the platform independent model (BPMN) to the platform specific model (BPEL4WS).

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Ben Fraj I., BenDaly Hlaoui Y. and Jemni BenAyed L. (2017). A Specification and Execution Approach of Flexible Cloud Service Workflow based on a Meta Model Transformation . In Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-758-248-6, pages 467-473. DOI: 10.5220/0006338504670473


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@conference{iceis17,
author={Imen Ben Fraj and Yousra BenDaly Hlaoui and Leila Jemni BenAyed},
title={A Specification and Execution Approach of Flexible Cloud Service Workflow based on a Meta Model Transformation},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,},
year={2017},
pages={467-473},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006338504670473},
isbn={978-989-758-248-6},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,
TI - A Specification and Execution Approach of Flexible Cloud Service Workflow based on a Meta Model Transformation
SN - 978-989-758-248-6
AU - Ben Fraj I.
AU - BenDaly Hlaoui Y.
AU - Jemni BenAyed L.
PY - 2017
SP - 467
EP - 473
DO - 10.5220/0006338504670473