The price of coordination in resource management

K.M. Hee, van, A. Serebrenik, N. Sidorova, M. Voorhoeve, J. Wal, van der

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Abstract

We propose a resource management policy that grants or refuses requests for resources based only on the request made and the number of free resources. Computations at runtime are independent of the number of active cases. The policy requires little coordination and is therefore easy to implement in workflow management systems. This policy has been shown to be successful in avoiding deadlocks. In this paper we investigate its performance characteristics.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBusiness Process Management : 3rd International Conference, BPM 2005, Nancy, France, September 5-8, 2005 : proceedings
EditorsW.M.P. Aalst, van der, B. Benatallah, F. Casati, F. Curbera
Place of PublicationBerlin
PublisherSpringer
Pages96-108
ISBN (Print)3-540-28238-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
Volume3649
ISSN (Print)0302-9743

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