A GRID SERVICE COMPUTING ENVIRONMENT FOR SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Sam Chung, George A. Orriss

Abstract

This paper proposes to develop a Grid Service Computing Environment for Supply Chain Management. Current research into Grid Services for distributed systems has resulted in interesting questions being raised as to whether or not the Open Grid Service Architecture can be applied to developing a Supply Chain Management system. If so, how will it affect development of SCM systems as a typical example of Business-to-Business (B2B) application integration? Since as much recent development has been focused on resource allocation in a Grid environment, the B2B application integration using Grid computing is still relatively unexplored. By developing a Supply Chain Management system using the Open Grid Service Architecture and the Globus toolkit, this research will provide an infrastructure for composing existing services into a system that can be utilized for Supply Chain Management. The result of this project is a Grid environment that provides efficient and effective service management of available Supply Chain Management services. Also, we address some of the inherent issues of dynamic binding and automation associated with B2B transactions, such as those surrounding security protocols, service lifecycle, and instance creation.

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in Harvard Style

Chung S. and A. Orriss G. (2006). A GRID SERVICE COMPUTING ENVIRONMENT FOR SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT . In Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS, ISBN 978-972-8865-44-3, pages 112-117. DOI: 10.5220/0002466001120117


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis06,
author={Sam Chung and George A. Orriss},
title={A GRID SERVICE COMPUTING ENVIRONMENT FOR SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,},
year={2006},
pages={112-117},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002466001120117},
isbn={978-972-8865-44-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,
TI - A GRID SERVICE COMPUTING ENVIRONMENT FOR SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
SN - 978-972-8865-44-3
AU - Chung S.
AU - A. Orriss G.
PY - 2006
SP - 112
EP - 117
DO - 10.5220/0002466001120117