Vendor Agents for IAAS Cloud Interoperability

Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 446)

Abstract

Elastic provisioning of Cloud resources at IAAS is a mandatory facility to deploy applications on computing elements which are dynamically allocated based on the application needs. Because of the increasing offer of the Cloud market, the effectiveness of provisioning can be increased by selecting and exploiting the best proposal that is compliant with the user’s requirements. Due to the current lack of standards and to the heterogeneity of technologies interoperability at IAAS, it is the main issue to be addressed. We propose an agent based solution to abstract IAAS services for negotiation and management of Cloud resources. The paper presents our agent abstraction and its implementation to support two well known Cloud technologies: Open Nebula and Amazon.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Information EngineeringSecond University of NaplesNaplesItaly
  2. 2.Research Institute e-Austria, Timisoara (IeAT)TimisoaraRomania

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