Issue No. 06 - Nov.-Dec. (2011 vol. 15)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIC.2011.147
Michael P. Papazoglou , Tilburg University
Willem-Jan van den Heuvel , Tilburg University
<p>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.</p>
cloud computing, SOA, cloud application development and management, cloud service life cycle, virtualization
M. P. Papazoglou and W. v. Heuvel, "Blueprinting the Cloud," in IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 15, no. , pp. 74-79, 2011.