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Toward an Open Cloud Standard
July-Aug. 2012 (vol. 16 no. 4)
pp. 15-25
Andy Edmonds, Intel Labs Europe
Thijs Metsch, Platform Computing
Alexander Papaspyrou, Technische Universität Dortmund
Today's cloud ecosystem features several increasingly divergent management interfaces. Numerous bridging efforts attempt to ameliorate the resulting vendor lock-in for customers. However, as the number of providers continues to grow, the drawback of this approach becomes apparent: the need to maintain adapter implementations. The Open Cloud Computing Interface builds on the fundamentals of modern Web-based services to define a standardized interface for cloud environments while enabling service providers to differentiate their service offerings at the same time.

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Index Terms:
Computational modeling,Cloud computing,Rendering (computer graphics),Standards,Ecosystems,open cloud computing interface,Computational modeling,Cloud computing,Rendering (computer graphics),Standards,Ecosystems,OCCI,cloud computing,standardization
Citation:
Andy Edmonds, Thijs Metsch, Alexander Papaspyrou, Alexis Richardson, "Toward an Open Cloud Standard," IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 15-25, July-Aug. 2012, doi:10.1109/MIC.2012.65
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