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Modeling and Management of Service Level Agreements for Digital Video Broadcasting(DVB) Services

  • Thapelo Tlhong
  • Jeff S. Reeve
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4725)

Abstract

This paper describes a metamodeling strategy of Service Level Agreements for Digital Video Broadcasting services based on Service Level Agreement Language(SLAng). The purpose of the paper is to provide a detailed analysis of SLAs in this domain and provide a motivation for modeling and automating their management. We also discuss why precise and machine readable SLAs can improve the levels of automation in SLA Management thereby reducing potential violations. The meta-modeling approach based on the Model Driven Architecture(MDA) described in this paper also simplifies the integration of a SLA Management systems with other infrastructure that delivers the service to the client.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thapelo Tlhong
    • 1
  • Jeff S. Reeve
    • 1
  1. 1.Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, SO17 1BJUnited Kingdom

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