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Managing Non-Functional Properties of Inter-enterprise Business Service Delivery

  • Toni Ruokolainen
  • Lea Kutvonen
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4907)

Abstract

In inter-enterprise business service collaborations management of non-functional properties has become a fundamental issue as business management and computing infrastructures are expected to align more closely. Already, service-oriented computing emphasizes dynamic binding between the functional elements participating in service collaborations and late encapsulation of properties on them. In such environments, the non-functional service properties are used a) as selection criteria during service discovery and b) as parts of collaboration contracts and service-level agreements in particular.

This paper contributes to the conceptualisation of non-functional properties in the context of service-oriented computing. The nature of non-functional properties is elaborated by metamodels that formalize the concepts and provide facilities for the management of non-functional properties during design time and run time.

Keywords

Business Service Graph Transformation Legal Entity Aspect Model Object Management Group 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Toni Ruokolainen
    • 1
  • Lea Kutvonen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of Helsinki(Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2b)Finland

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