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A Comparison Framework and Review of Service Brokerage Solutions for Cloud Architectures

  • Frank Fowley
  • Claus Pahl
  • Li Zhang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8377)

Abstract

Cloud service brokerage has been identified as a key concern for future cloud technology development and research. We compare service brokerage solutions. A range of specific concerns like architecture, programming and quality will be looked at. We apply a 2-pronged classification and comparison framework. We will identify challenges and wider research objectives based on an identification of cloud broker architecture concerns and technical requirements for service brokerage solutions. We will discuss complex cloud architecture concerns such as commoditisation and federation of integrated, vertical cloud stacks.

Keywords

Cloud Broker Service Brokerage Architecture Patterns Cloud Broker Comparison State-of-the-art Review Research Challenges 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank Fowley
    • 1
  • Claus Pahl
    • 1
  • Li Zhang
    • 2
  1. 1.IC4Dublin City UniversityDublinIreland
  2. 2.Software CollegeNortheastern UniversityShenyangChina

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