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IJSTR >> Volume 5 - Issue 8, August 2016 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616



Business Process Optimization Through Soa And Cloud Integration Using Soa- Ra Model

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AUTHOR(S)

Syed Ejaz Ali Shah, Dr. Ibrahim Abunadi

 

KEYWORDS

Architectural Building Blocks (ABBs), Business Process Management (BPM), Cloud Computing, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), SOA Reference architecture (SOA-RA).

 

ABSTRACT

Business processes workflow architecture based on agility and flexibility plays an important role in the success of any enterprise. In new era most of the processes are automated and they are supported by IT-Services in the form of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) components. Due to mobility and scalability as well as high performance computing and distributed working environment it is crucial to focus on an architecture which is agile, optimized, cost effective and easy to implement. In this paper, we have conducted a research study on layer based BPM, SOA and cloud integrated architecture. The main contribution of the research study is to propose an agile, cost effective and scalable solution framework based on Architectural Building Blocks (ABBs) following a SOA-RA layered model to integrate BPM, SOA and cloud services.

 

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