An illustrative recovery approach for stateful interaction failures of orchestrated processes

Lei Wang, Andreas Wombacher, Luis Ferreira Pires, Marten J. van Sinderen, Chihung Chi

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During a stateful interaction, a partner service may become unavailable because of a server crash or a temporary network failure. Once the failed service becomes available again, the interaction partners do not have any knowledge about each other’s state, possibly resulting in errors or deadlocks. This paper proposes an approach to the recovery of stateful interactions based on service interaction patterns and process transformations. Our recovery approach works without a central management node and without additional communication protocols. We also minimize the changes to the description of the service supported by the recovery-enabled process. Our approach allows one partner process to be modified in order to support failures in a way that interaction with the other (unchanged) processes is still possible.
Original languageUndefined
Title of host publicationIEEE 16th International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference Workshops
EditorsCH. Chi, G. Grossmann
Place of PublicationUSA
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)978-1-4673-5005-1
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2012
Event16th IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference, EDOC 2012 - Beijing, China
Duration: 10 Sept 201214 Sept 2012
Conference number: 16

Publication series

PublisherIEEE Computer Society


Conference16th IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference, EDOC 2012
Abbreviated titleEDOC


  • METIS-296091
  • EWI-22279
  • SCS-Services
  • IR-84252

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