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Blueprinting the Cloud
Nov.-Dec. 2011 (vol. 15 no. 6)
pp. 74-79
Michael P. Papazoglou, Tilburg University
Willem-Jan van den Heuvel, Tilburg University

Current cloud solutions are fraught with problems. They introduce a monolithic cloud stack that imposes vendor lock-in and don't let developers mix and match services freely from diverse cloud service tiers to configure them dynamically to address application needs. Cloud blueprinting is a novel approach that lets developers easily syndicate, configure, and deploy virtual service-based application payloads on virtual machine and resource pools in the cloud.

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Index Terms:
cloud computing, SOA, cloud application development and management, cloud service life cycle, virtualization
Citation:
Michael P. Papazoglou, Willem-Jan van den Heuvel, "Blueprinting the Cloud," IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 74-79, Nov.-Dec. 2011, doi:10.1109/MIC.2011.147
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