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2013 ACS International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA) (2013)
Ifrane, Morocco
May 27, 2013 to May 30, 2013
ISSN: 2161-5322
ISBN: 978-1-4799-0792-2
pp: 1-8
Rim Moussa , LaTICE Lab., University of Tunis
ABSTRACT
The most common benchmarks for cloud computing are the Terasort benchmark and the YCSB benchmark. Although these benchmarks are quite useful, they were not designed for data warehouse systems and related OLAP technologies. In this paper, first, we present cloud computing and data warehouse systems. Then, we argue that TPC-H benchmark — the most prominent benchmark for decision support system, mismatches cloud rationale (scalability, elasticity, pay-per-use, fault-tolerance features) and Customer Relationship Management rationale (enduser satisfaction, Quality of Service features). Finally, we present new requirements for implementing a benchmark for data warehouse systems in the cloud. The proposed requirements should allow a fair comparison of different cloud systems providers' offerings.
INDEX TERMS
Benchmark testing, Data warehouses, Cloud computing, Measurement, Business, Computational modeling
CITATION

R. Moussa, "Benchmarking data warehouse systems in the cloud," 2013 ACS International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA), Ifrane, Morocco Morocco, 2013, pp. 1-8.
doi:10.1109/AICCSA.2013.6616442
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