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Principles of Elastic Processes
September/October 2011 (vol. 15 no. 5)
pp. 66-71
Schahram Dustdar, Vienna University of Technology
Yike Guo, Imperial College London
Benjamin Satzger, Vienna University of Technology
Hong-Linh Truong, Vienna University of Technology

Cloud computing's success has made on-demand computing with a pay-as-you-go pricing model popular. However, cloud computing's focus on resources and costs limits progress in realizing more flexible, adaptive processes. The authors introduce elastic processes, which are based on explicitly modeling resources, cost, and quality, and show how they improve on the state of the art.

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Index Terms:
elastic processes, cloud computing, Internet workflows
Schahram Dustdar, Yike Guo, Benjamin Satzger, Hong-Linh Truong, "Principles of Elastic Processes," IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 15, no. 5, pp. 66-71, Sept.-Oct. 2011, doi:10.1109/MIC.2011.121
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