Migration of an On-Premise Application to the Cloud: Experience Report

  • Pavel Rabetski
  • Gerardo Schneider
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8135)


As of today it is still not clear how and when cloud computing should be used. Developers very often write applications in a way that does not really fit a cloud environment, and in some cases without taking into account how quality attributes (like performance, security or portability) are affected. In this paper we share our experience and observations from adopting cloud computing for an on-premise enterprise application in a context of a small software company. We present experimental results concerning a comparative evaluation (w.r.t. performance and cost) of the behavior of the original system both on-premise and on the Cloud, considering different scenarios in the Cloud.


Cloud Computing Document Comparison Cloud Provider Cloud Environment Cloud Application 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pavel Rabetski
    • 1
  • Gerardo Schneider
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringChalmers University of Technology, and the University of GothenburgGothenburgSweden

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