Patent Number: 8,717,602

Title: Cloud computing system, document processing method, and storage medium in which a number of processing units is adjusted based on processing status

Abstract: A reception processing unit provided in a document processing system receives a document data processing request from a user device. A division processing unit divides document data corresponding to the processing request and generates divided document data. A document processing unit performs document processing for the divided document data, and a coupling processing unit combines the document-processed divided document data. A resource management unit increases or decreases the number of the division processing units, the document processing units, and the coupling processing units in response to the processing status of each thereof.

Inventors: Hamada; Yoshinobu (Yokohama, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: G06F 3/12 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018