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May-June 2012 (vol. 16 no. 3)
pp. 80-85
Tobias Binz, University of Stuttgart
Gerd Breiter, IBM Boeblingen Laboratory
Frank Leyman, University of Stuttgart
Thomas Spatzier, IBM Boeblingen Laboratory
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For cloud services to be portable, their management must also be portable to the targeted environment, as must the application components themselves. Here, the authors show how plans in the Topology and Orchestration Specification for Cloud Applications (TOSCA) can enable portability of these operational aspects.

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Index Terms:
portability, cloud service management, TOSCA, plans, workflows
Tobias Binz, Gerd Breiter, Frank Leyman, Thomas Spatzier, "Portable Cloud Services Using TOSCA," IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 80-85, May-June 2012, doi:10.1109/MIC.2012.43
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