WFCF - A Workflow Cloud Framework

Eric Kübler, Mirjam Minor

Abstract

Using cloud resources for execution of workflows is common nowadays. However, there is a lack of concepts for flexible integration of workflow management tools and clouds for resource usage optimization. While traditional methods such as running a workflow management tool monolithically on cloud resources lead to over- and under-provisioning problems, other concepts include a very deep integration, where the options for changing the involved workflow management tools and clouds are very limited. In this work, we present the architecture of WFCF, a connector-based integration framework for workflow management tools and clouds to optimize the resource utilization of cloud resources for workflow. Case-based reasoning is used to optimize resource provisioning based on solutions for past resource provisioning problems. The approach is illustrated by real sample workflow’s from the music mastering domain.

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in Harvard Style

Kübler E. and Minor M. (2017). WFCF - A Workflow Cloud Framework . In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER, ISBN 978-989-758-243-1, pages 546-551. DOI: 10.5220/0006346305460551


in Bibtex Style

@conference{closer17,
author={Eric Kübler and Mirjam Minor},
title={WFCF - A Workflow Cloud Framework},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,},
year={2017},
pages={546-551},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006346305460551},
isbn={978-989-758-243-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,
TI - WFCF - A Workflow Cloud Framework
SN - 978-989-758-243-1
AU - Kübler E.
AU - Minor M.
PY - 2017
SP - 546
EP - 551
DO - 10.5220/0006346305460551