Elastic Process Optimization – The Service Instance Placement Problem

  title={Elastic Process Optimization – The Service Instance Placement Problem},
  author={Philipp Hoenisch and Dieter Schuller and Christoph Hochreiner and Stefan Schulte and Schahram Dustdar},
The Vienna Platform for Elastic Processes (ViePEP) is a research Business Process Management System (BPMS) which additionally provides the functionalities of a cloud resource controller. As the name implies, the system is able to plan, schedule, and enact elastic processes in the cloud. ViePEP allows the integration of di↵erent optimization approaches, which could aim, e.g., at minimum makespans, minimum costs, or a combination thereof. Within this Technical Report we present an optimization… CONTINUE READING