CIT-Workflow: An Elastic Cloud Workflow Service

  • Yusheng Jiang
  • Jian CaoEmail author
  • Yan Yao
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 602)


Workflow has been applied extensively in enterprises and the business processes managed by workflow systems range from office automation to production activities. Therefore, workflow systems are becoming a common IT service for enterprises. With the development of cloud computing, we can make use of resources provided by cloud computing companies through a “pay-as-go” business model. Workflow systems can also be deployed to the cloud computing environment to offer workflow services to a large amount of users. This paper presents an elastic cloud workflow service, which can automatically scale up and down according to the system’s needs dynamically.


Workflow Cloud computing Elastic system 



This work is partially supported by China National Science Foundation (Granted Number 61272438,61472253), Research Funds of Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality (Granted Number 15411952502, 12511502704).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringShanghai Jiaotong UniversityShanghaiChina

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