Building a Mosaic of Clouds

  • Beniamino Di Martino
  • Dana Petcu
  • Roberto Cossu
  • Pedro Goncalves
  • Tamás Máhr
  • Miguel Loichate
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6586)

Abstract

The current diversity of Cloud computing services, benefic for the fast development of a new IT market, hinders the easy development, portability and inter-operability of Cloud oriented applications. Developing an application oriented view of Cloud services instead the current provider ones can lead to a step forward in the adoption of Cloud computing on a larger scale than the actual one. In this context, we present a position paper exposing the concepts behind a recent proposal for an open-source application programming interface and platform for dealing with multiple Cloud computing offers.

Keywords

Cloud programming model Federation of Clouds Cloud-based applications 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Beniamino Di Martino
    • 1
  • Dana Petcu
    • 2
  • Roberto Cossu
    • 3
  • Pedro Goncalves
    • 4
  • Tamás Máhr
    • 5
  • Miguel Loichate
    • 6
  1. 1.Second University of NaplesItaly
  2. 2.Institute e-Austria TimişoaraRomania
  3. 3.European Space AgencyFrance
  4. 4.Terradue SRLItaly
  5. 5.AITIA International Inc.Hungary
  6. 6.Fatronik TecnaliaSpain

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