Service Consumer Framework - Managing Service Evolution from a Consumer Perspective

George Feuerlicht, Hong Thai Tran

Abstract

As the complexity of service-oriented applications grows, it is becoming essential to develop methods to manage service evolution and to ensure that the impact of changes on existing applications is minimized. Service evolution has been the subject of recent research interest, but most of the research on this topic deals with service evolution from the service provider perspective. There is an equal need to consider this problem from the perspective of service consumers and to develop effective methods that protect service consumer applications from changes in externally provided services. In this paper, we describe initial proposal for Service Consumer Framework that attempts to address this problem by providing resilience to changes in external services as these services are evolved or become temporarily unavailable. The framework incorporates a service router and services adaptors and determines runtime behavior of the system based on design-time decisions recorded in the service repository.

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Feuerlicht G. and Tran H. (2014). Service Consumer Framework - Managing Service Evolution from a Consumer Perspective . In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-758-028-4, pages 665-672. DOI: 10.5220/0004976606650672


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@conference{iceis14,
author={George Feuerlicht and Hong Thai Tran},
title={Service Consumer Framework - Managing Service Evolution from a Consumer Perspective},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,},
year={2014},
pages={665-672},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004976606650672},
isbn={978-989-758-028-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,
TI - Service Consumer Framework - Managing Service Evolution from a Consumer Perspective
SN - 978-989-758-028-4
AU - Feuerlicht G.
AU - Tran H.
PY - 2014
SP - 665
EP - 672
DO - 10.5220/0004976606650672