An Overview of Cloud Portability

  • Magdalena Kostoska
  • Marjan Gusev
  • Sasko RistovEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 159)


The application cannot be moved to other cloud vendor on the same cloud service layer easily since it depends on the lower cloud services, as well as on the target vendor’s application and data structure. In general case the cloud applications are neither interoperable, nor portable. This paper overviews the cloud portability and its application on various service models. It analyzes and categorizes all aspects of cloud computing portability, puts perspective on each defined process and describes the current development stage for each perspective.


Cloud computing Interoperability Portability   Performance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Magdalena Kostoska
    • 1
  • Marjan Gusev
    • 1
  • Sasko Ristov
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.FCSEUniversity Saints Cyril and MethodiusSkopjeMacedonia

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