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2009 IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (2009)
Bangalore, India
Sept. 21, 2009 to Sept. 25, 2009
ISBN: 978-0-7695-3811-2
pp: 268-275
The Service Component Architecture (SCA) is a technology agnostic standard for developing and deploying distributed service-oriented applications. However, SCA does not define standard means for runtime manageability (including introspection and reconfiguration) of SOA applications and of their supporting environment. This paper presents the FraSCAti platform, which brings runtime management features to SCA, and discusses key principles in its design: the adoption of an extended SCA component model for the implementation of SOA applications and of the FraSCAti platform itself; the use of component-based interception techniques for dynamically weaving non-functional services such as transaction management with components. The paper presents micro-benchmarks that show that runtime manageability in the FraSCAti platform is achieved without hindering its performance relative to the de facto reference SCA implementation, Apache's Tuscany.
SOA, SCA, component, reconfiguration, platform

D. Fournier, J. Stefani, L. Seinturier, V. Schiavoni, P. Merle and N. Dolet, "Reconfigurable SCA Applications with the FraSCAti Platform," 2009 IEEE International Conference on Services Computing(SCC), Bangalore, India, 2009, pp. 268-275.
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