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Author Liu Ying ♦ Zhang Bin ♦ Liu Guoqi ♦ Wang Deshuai ♦ Gao Yan
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2010
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Business Model ♦ Tenant Model ♦ Web services ♦ SaaS Service ♦ Unified modeling language ♦ XML ♦ Software ♦ Data models ♦ Multi-Tenant ♦ Business ♦ ex_WSCL
Abstract Software as a service (SaaS) is an emerging software framework in which business data and logic typically integrate with other applications. It requires a unified subscriber to describe SaaS to make for easy integration, however, SaaS provides services to different tenants by running only one instance. In order to satisfy personalized needs from different tenants, the business logic becomes correspondingly complex. As this logic is cumbersome to reveal to every individual tenant, we propose the use of Web Services Conversation Language (WSCL) to express the views of tenant and provider separately. To overcome deficiencies in WCSL for expressing heterogeneous data, process rules, and business rules, we extend the syntax of WSCL. We also put forward a new modeling method for constructing SaaS Service, describing the modeling process and the algorithm for obtaining the tenant model from the business model. In conclusion, we describe the modeling tools and validation methods.
ISBN 9781424493968
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2010-12-06
Publisher Place China
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 496.60 kB
Page Count 8
Starting Page 355
Ending Page 362


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library