Campos-Lopez N.,University of Gottingen |
Wannenwetsch O.,Gesellschaft fur Wissenschaftliche Datenverarbeitung Gottingen mbH GWDG
WEBIST 2016 - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies | Year: 2016
Understanding and reusing archived digital information after a decade of technological advancements, constant developments and changes to software and hardware is a very complex and time consuming task. Without a clear documentation and records of changes, research on the creation and modification of information systems and its associated data is almost impossible. To ease these problems, the EU-funded project PERICLES follows a model-driven preservation approach, where the digital ecosystem is modelled and updated constantly to handle changes for generating a holistic record on information systems involvement. For realising this approach, we present in this paper the PERICLES Process Compiler, which consumes descriptive models of changing environments and evolving semantics to generate executable workflows that are capable of reenacting changes in information systems and mitigate their impact. By this, our contribution narrows the gap between the theory of model-driven preservation and its application in real information system environments. Copyright © 2016 by SCITEPRESS - Science and Technology Publications, Lda. All rights reserved.