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Web Service Composition Reuse through Shared Process Fragment Libraries

  • David Schumm
  • Dimitrios Dentsas
  • Michael Hahn
  • Dimka Karastoyanova
  • Frank Leymann
  • Mirko Sonntag
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7387)

Abstract

More and more application functionality is provided for use over corporate and public networks. Standardized technology stacks, like Web services, provide abstraction from the internal implementation. Coarse-grained units of Web service composition logic can be made reusable by capturing it as ‘process fragment’. Such fragments can be shared over the Web to simplify and accelerate development of process-based service compositions. In this demonstration, we present a framework consisting of an Eclipse-based process design environment that is integrated with a Web-based process fragment library. The framework enables extracting process fragments, publishing and sharing them on the Web, as well as search, retrieval, and their reuse in a given process. Process fragments can be shared with others using a Web frontend or through a plug-in within the process design environment which is building on Web service technology.

Keywords

Process Reuse Service Composition Web Services BPEL Process Fragments 

References

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    Schumm, D., Karastoyanova, D., Leymann, F., Strauch, S.: Fragmento: Advanced Process Fragment Library. In: Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Information Systems Development (ISD 2010). Springer (2010)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • David Schumm
    • 1
  • Dimitrios Dentsas
    • 1
  • Michael Hahn
    • 1
  • Dimka Karastoyanova
    • 1
  • Frank Leymann
    • 1
  • Mirko Sonntag
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Architecture of Application SystemsUniversity of StuttgartStuttgartGermany

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