Computational Cloud Services and Workflows for Agile Engineering

Andre Stork, Antonio Collado, Christian Stahl, Daniel Weber, Tor Dokken


CloudFlow - Computational Cloud Services and Workflows for Agile Engineering - is a European Integrating Project under the framework of Factories of the Future that aims at making Cloud infrastructures a practical solution for manufacturing industries, especially SMEs. The objective of Cloud-Flow is to ease the access to computationally demanding virtual product development and simulation tools, such as CAD, CAM, CAE, and make their use more affordable by providing them as engineering Cloud services. It is experiment-driven to ensure that the infrastructure developed matches the actual needs of European industry. The CloudFlow Platform is built in a modular way. It consists of 5 main layers (user, middleware, service, cloud, hardware). The Workflow Manager plays the central role of a broker to hide the complexity of executed chains of services and applications. It allows to invoke and to monitor the execution of services and applications, automating complex workflows with many services.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Stahl C., Stork A., Weber D., Collado A. and Dokken T. (2014). Computational Cloud Services and Workflows for Agile Engineering . In European Project Space on Information and Communication Systems - EPS Barcelona, ISBN 978-989-758-034-5, pages 71-88. DOI: 10.5220/0006183300710088

in Bibtex Style

@conference{eps barcelona14,
author={Christian Stahl and Andre Stork and Daniel Weber and Antonio Collado and Tor Dokken},
title={Computational Cloud Services and Workflows for Agile Engineering},
booktitle={European Project Space on Information and Communication Systems - EPS Barcelona,},

in EndNote Style

JO - European Project Space on Information and Communication Systems - EPS Barcelona,
TI - Computational Cloud Services and Workflows for Agile Engineering
SN - 978-989-758-034-5
AU - Stahl C.
AU - Stork A.
AU - Weber D.
AU - Collado A.
AU - Dokken T.
PY - 2014
SP - 71
EP - 88
DO - 10.5220/0006183300710088