A Model-Driven Approach for Virtual Machine Image Provisioning in Cloud Computing

  • Tam Le Nhan
  • Gerson Sunyé
  • Jean-Marc Jézéquel
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7592)

Abstract

The Cloud Computing Infastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) layer provides a service for on demand virtual machine images deployment. This service provides a flexible platform for cloud users to develop, deploy, and test their applications. However, one major issue of application deployment is to ensure the compatibility of software components installed in a virtual machine image. This paper describes a model-driven approach to manage, create configurations, and deploy images for virtual machine image provisioning in Cloud Computing. This approach considers virtual image as product lines and uses feature models to represent their configurations. It uses model-based techniques to handle automatic deployment and reconfiguration, making the management of virtual images more flexible and easier than traditional approaches.

Keywords

Model-driven deployment cloud computing virtual image provisioning feature models 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tam Le Nhan
    • 1
  • Gerson Sunyé
    • 1
    • 3
  • Jean-Marc Jézéquel
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.INRIA Rennes - Bretagne AtlantiqueFrance
  2. 2.University of Rennes 1France
  3. 3.University of NantesFrance

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