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Integrating Provenance Data from Distributed Workflow Systems with ProvManager

  • Anderson Marinho
  • Leonardo Murta
  • Cláudia Werner
  • Vanessa Braganholo
  • Eduardo Ogasawara
  • Sérgio Manuel Serra da Cruz
  • Marta Mattoso
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6378)

Abstract

Running scientific workflows in distributed environments is motivating the definition of provenance gathering approaches that are loosely coupled to the workflow execution engine. This kind of approach is interesting because it allows both storage and access to provenance data in an integrated way, even in an environment where different workflow systems work together. Therefore, we have proposed a provenance gathering strategy that is independent from the workflow system technology. This strategy has evolved into a provenance management system named ProvManager. In this paper we show how provenance data is captured along in a distributed execution environment with ProvManager and we show its web interface, in which scientists can register experiments, monitor workflow execution, and query provenance data.

Keywords

provenance scientific workflows distributed environment 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anderson Marinho
    • 1
  • Leonardo Murta
    • 2
  • Cláudia Werner
    • 1
  • Vanessa Braganholo
    • 1
  • Eduardo Ogasawara
    • 1
  • Sérgio Manuel Serra da Cruz
    • 1
  • Marta Mattoso
    • 1
  1. 1.Federal University of Rio de JaneiroBrazil
  2. 2.Fluminense Federal UniversityBrazil

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