Running Business Applications in the Cloud: A Use Case Perspective

  • Carmelo Ragusa
  • Antonio Puliafito
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6586)

Abstract

Cloud computing leverages the use of abstracted resources. However, migrating an industrial application to well-known Cloud solutions such as EC2 might be complex and low level expertise is indeed needed. In this use case we present a methodology, based on practical experience matured on the ground, that allows service providers to enable complex applications to the RESERVOIR cloud infrastructure. We also show an example of how a complex business application, such as the SAP ERP 6.0, can be automatically fully deployed and scaled up and down as resource needs change, easing the use of a cloud system for service providers that might experience difficulties or have mental barriers to carry out such task.

Keywords

Cloud computing Industrial applications Use case RESERVOIR cloud enabling methodology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carmelo Ragusa
    • 1
  • Antonio Puliafito
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of EngineeringUniversity of MessinaMessinaItaly

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