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Issue No.01 - January/February (2008 vol.12)
pp: 55-59
M. Brian Blake , Georgetown University
Michael N. Huhns , University of South Carolina
ABSTRACT
Modular applications, components, and services are all ways of describing the product of an organization’s efforts to embody its capabilities in autonomous software modules. In fact, the integration of services using well-established workflow paradigms could amplify an organization’s capabilities with the creation of a full-blown, inter-organizational system of systems. This is the essence of Web-scale workflows. Considering the recent popularity and acceptance of service-oriented technologies, the application of such distributed systems is only limited by imagination, but it’s also important to understand existing research challenges and their implications to various Web-scale workflow domains.
INDEX TERMS
Service-oriented computing, service-oriented architecture, workflow, web services
CITATION
M. Brian Blake, Michael N. Huhns, "Web-Scale Workflow: Integrating Distributed Services", IEEE Internet Computing, vol.12, no. 1, pp. 55-59, January/February 2008, doi:10.1109/MIC.2008.24
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