Summary: Failure Semantics in
a SOA Environment
Chris Hobbs, Hanane Becha,
and Daniel Amyot
with thanks to Abbie Barbir and Paul Knight
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· In a Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), services
publish descriptions to permit their composition or
orchestration into larger services.
· There are serious gaps in the semantics of SOA
service descriptions, and these hinder adoption in
· We identify some of these issues and proposes a
foundation for resolving one of them -- service
· The technique of crash-only failure is proposed as a
useful first step especially for web services in a SOA.
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