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ICISLM: Design of an Integrated Cloud Information System for Logistic Management Based on Web Server Virtualization

  • Shang-Liang Chen
  • Yun-Yao Chen
  • Hsuan-Pei Wang
  • Chiang Hsu
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 297)

Abstract

This research aims to design an integrated cloud information system for logistic management (ICISLM) based on web server virtualization and Software as a Service (SaaS) architecture. Based on web server virtualization technology, ICISLM provides rentable and scalable environments for enterprises, enabling enterprise customers to operate the system without the need to install any software or manage the cloud servers. The aim of ICISLM is to provide a single system that can satisfy warehouse management, logistics monitoring, and downstream customer needs. A workflow dispatch mechanism was designed to dynamically dispatch the services host and to stabilize system operation. A case study is provided to verify the function of logistics service pools.

Keywords

web server virtualization cloud computing SaaS RFID ICISLM 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shang-Liang Chen
    • 1
  • Yun-Yao Chen
    • 1
  • Hsuan-Pei Wang
    • 1
  • Chiang Hsu
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Manufacturing Information and SystemsNational Cheng Kung UniversityTainan CityTaiwan, R.O.C.
  2. 2.Department of Business AdministrationChang Jung Christian UniversityTainan CityTaiwan, R.O.C.

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