Distributed Cross-Domain Change Management

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Distributed Cross-Domain Change Management
Distributed systems increasingly span organizational boundaries and, with this, system and service management domains. Web services are the primary means of exposing services to clients, be it in electronic commerce, Softwareas-a-Service (SaaS) or on cloud platforms and are being used and integrated with customer-managed applications as well as in complex mashups. Maturing cross-domain relationships and an increase in loose coupling and ad-hocness makes managing configuration changes, e.g., changes in interfaces or endpoints, increasingly relevant. Traditional service management processes within organizations, in particular change management, relies on a central configuration management database (CMDB) to assess the impact a change has on other components of the system. However, this approach does not work in a cross-domain environment, due to the lack of a central CMDB, centralized management processes, and knowledge by service providers which clients depends on their respective se...
Bruno Wassermann, Heiko Ludwig, Jim Laredo, Kamal
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Updated 08 Mar 2010
Type Conference
Year 2009
Where ICWS
Authors Bruno Wassermann, Heiko Ludwig, Jim Laredo, Kamal Bhattacharya, Liliana Pasquale
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