Towards an Optimized, Cloud-Agnostic Deployment of Hybrid Applications

  • Kyriakos KritikosEmail author
  • Paweł Skrzypek
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 353)


Serverless computing is currently taking a momentum due to the main benefits it introduces which include zero administration and reduced operation cost for applications. However, not all application components can be made serverless in sight also of certain limitations with respect to the deployment of such components in corresponding serverless platforms. In this respect, there is currently a great need for managing hybrid applications, i.e., applications comprising both normal and serverless components. Such a need is covered in this paper through extending the Melodic platform in order to support the deployment and adaptive provisioning of hybrid, cross-cloud applications. Apart from analysing the architecture of the extended platform, we also explain what are the relevant challenges for supporting the management of serverless components and how we intend to confront them. One use case is also utilised in order to showcase the main benefits of the proposed platform.



This work has received funding from the Functionizer Eurostars project and from AI Investments Fast Track to innovation project.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ICS-FORTHCreteGreece
  2. 2.AI InvestmentsSkierniewicePoland

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