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From "Mohammad Shamsi" <m.h.sh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: new ode user
Date Wed, 26 Mar 2008 14:42:25 GMT
thanks alex,

On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 6:26 AM, Alex Boisvert <boisvert@intalio.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 12:36 AM, Mohammad Shamsi <m.h.shams@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > my company want to chose an open source Workflow engine.
> >
> > i worked with OSworkflow  and JBPM before. can any tell me some ODE
> > advantages and benefits in compare with other workflow engine such as OS
> > workflow or JBPM ?
> >
> > where can i found companies that use ODE as a workflow engine ?
>
>
> Hi Mohammad,
>
> Apache ODE isn't a directly workflow engine, it's an orchestration engine
> based on BPEL.  The main difference being that Ode doesn't natively
> understand workflow concepts like tasks, people, escalation, etc.
>  Instead,
> Ode can natively invoke many types of web services that may include
> workflow
> services.  In other words, Ode can do workflow and it can do a whole lot
> more.
>
> The BPEL4People specification is a set of extensions that bring some of
> the
> worklfow concepts natively into BPEL.  Apache Ode doesn't implement
> BPEL4People extensions yet, although it's been requested before and it's
> on
> our roadmap.  In the mean time, you can still implement workflow functions
> using external services, either by writing your own or integrating with an
> existing workflow solution.  Intalio Tempo (http://tempo.intalio.org) is
> an
> open-source example of such approach.  Tempo implements BPEL4People and
> workflow concepts without extending BPEL.
>
> If you want to get a glimpse of companies using Apache Ode, you can take a
> look at Intalio's customer list (
> http://www.intalio.com/customers/industry-verticals/).  Our BPM solution
> is
> based on Apache Ode.
>
> cheers,
> alex
>



-- 
sincerely yours
M. H. Shamsi

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