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Software Architecture for Big Data and the Cloud by Bruce Maxim, Maritta Heisel, Nour Ali, Rami Bahsoon, Ivan Mistrik

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Chapter 15

A Taxonomy and Survey of Fault-Tolerant Workflow Management Systems in Cloud and Distributed Computing Environments

Deepak Poola; Mohsen Amini Salehi; Kotagiri Ramamohanarao; Rajkumar Buyya    The University of Melbourne, AustraliaThe University of Louisiana Lafayette, USA

Abstract

During the recent years, workflows have emerged as an important abstraction for collaborative research and managing complex large-scale distributed data analytics. Workflows are increasingly becoming prevalent in various distributed environments, such as clusters, grids, and clouds. These environments provide complex infrastructures that aid workflows in scaling and parallel execution of their components. However, they are prone to performance ...

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