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A Lightweight Model-Driven Orchestration Engine for e-Services

  • Johann Oberleitner
  • Florian Rosenberg
  • Schahram Dustdar
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3811)

Abstract

Service-oriented Computing (SoC) in general, and e-service orchestrations in particular have the potential to increase reuse and to ease maintainability. Typically, interoperating e-services require orchestration efforts, which should be accomplished outside the application logic itself. In this paper we present a novel MDA-based approach for generating orchestrations of e-services, enabling the automatic generation of e-service orchestrations based on UML models. Secondly, such orchestrations may include GUIs. Thirdly, we discuss our execution environment supporting heterogeneous e-service orchestrations, including Web services, COM, CORBA, and .NET objects. Such heterogeneous software system landscapes are very common today, where many (legacy) applications still exist and are not wrapped as e-services, nor BPEL process descriptions are available.

Keywords

Model-Driven Approach Service Orchestration e-Services 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Johann Oberleitner
    • 1
  • Florian Rosenberg
    • 1
  • Schahram Dustdar
    • 1
  1. 1.Distributed Systems Group, Institute of Information SystemsVienna University of Technology 

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