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2013 IEEE 5th International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (2013)
Bristol, United Kingdom United Kingdom
Dec. 2, 2013 to Dec. 5, 2013
pp: 49-55
Modern cloud-based applications and infrastructures may include resources and services (components) from multiple cloud providers, are heterogeneous by nature and require adjustment, composition and integration. The specific application requirements can be met with difficulty by the current static predefined cloud integration architectures and models. In this paper, we propose the Intercloud Operations and Management Framework (ICOMF) as part of the more general Intercloud Architecture Framework (ICAF) that provides a basis for building and operating a dynamically manageable multi-provider cloud ecosystem. The proposed ICOMF enables dynamic resource composition and decomposition, with a main focus on translating business models and objectives to cloud services ensembles. Our model is user-centric and focuses on the specific application execution requirements, by leveraging incubating virtualization techniques. From a cloud provider perspective, the ecosystem provides more insight into how to best customize the offerings of virtualized resources.
Cloud computing, Ecosystems, Biological system modeling, Computer architecture, Companies, Virtualization, Interoperability

A. Oprescu, A. Antonescu, Y. Demchenko and C. d. Laat, "ICOMF: Towards a Multi-cloud Ecosystem for Dynamic Resource Composition and Scaling," 2013 IEEE 5th International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science(CLOUDCOM), Bristol, United Kingdom United Kingdom, 2013, pp. 49-55.
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