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TitlePaaS manager : a platform-as-a-service aggregation framework
Author(s)Cunha, David
Neves, Pedro
Sousa, Pedro
KeywordsCloud
PaaS
Inperoperability
Portability
Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)
Interoperability
PaaS APIs
Issue date2014
PublisherComSIS Consortium
JournalComputer Science and Information Systems
CitationCunha, D., Neves, P., Sousa, P.: PaaS Manager: A Platform-as-a-Service Aggregation Framework. Computer Science and Information Systems, Vol. 11, No. 4. (2014)
Abstract(s)The advent of Cloud Computing opened new opportunities in several areas, namely in the application development processes. As consequence, nowadays, PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) service model allows simpler and flexible deployment strategies of applications, avoiding the need for dedicated networks, servers, stor- age, and other services. Within this context, several PaaS providers exist in the market, but each one having specific characteristics, proprietary technologies and Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). Based on such assumptions, this work addresses the challenge of devising a PaaS aggregation solution with the objective of unifying the information and management processes of applications created in PaaS environments. The proposed solution, denominated as PaaS Manager, take the form of a PaaS API aggregator aiming to struggle the existing lock-in in the PaaS market. In this perspective, this paper describes the specification, development and test of the proposed PaaS Manager solution. As result of this framework, end-users are able to select the most appropriate PaaS platform for an application, interacting with any supported vendor through a unique deployment and management interface.
TypeArticle
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/31227
DOI10.2298/CSIS130828028C
ISSN1820-0214
Publisher versionhttp://www.comsis.org/archive.php?show=pprwc126-1308
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
Appears in Collections:CAlg - Artigos em revistas internacionais/Papers in international journals

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