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Contribution to the uptake of Cloud Computing solutions: Design of a cloud services intermediator to foster an ecosystem of trusted, interoperable and legal compliant cloud services. Application to multi-cloud aware software [article]

Juncal Alonso, Leire Orue-Echevarria, Marisa Escalante
2019 Zenodo  
Contribution to the uptake of Cloud Computing solutions: Design of a cloud services intermediator to foster an ecosystem of trusted, interoperable and legal compliant cloud services.  ...  Application to multi-cloud aware software. Open Communications, WEBIST 2019  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The project leading to this paper has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 731533.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3748988 fatcat:hpyw5o5kwvge7hsbxcinwgvjom

Towards HIPAA-Compliant Healthcare Systems in Cloud Computing

Ruoyu Wu, Gail-Joon Ahn, Hongxin Hu
2012 International Journal of Computational Models and Algorithms in Medicine  
In this paper, we point out that when EMR systems are migrated to clouds, it is also critical to ensure that EMR systems are compliant with government regulations such as the Health Insurance Portability  ...  integrates this heterogeneous collection of medical data to deliver it to the healthcare professionals.  ...  In particular, our framework supports HIPAA compliance management to ensure the sharing of EHRs to be compliant with HIPAA regulations in clouds. Figure 1 shows an overview of our framework.  ... 
doi:10.4018/jcmam.2012040101 fatcat:52ffqck7m5eylbfttvhqc4t3iu

SLA-based Secure Cloud Application Development

Valentina Casola, Alessandra De Benedictis, Massimiliano Rak, Umberto Villano
2016 Scalable Computing : Practice and Experience  
The whole (SPECS) application's life cycle is dealt with, in order to give a comprehensive view of the different parties involved and of the processes needed to offer security guarantees on top of cloud  ...  This paper illustrates how to develop cloud applications that deliver services covered by Security SLAs by means of the services and tools provided by the SPECS framework, developed in the context of the  ...  This work has been partially supported by the FP7-ICT-2013-10-610795 (SPECS).  ... 
doi:10.12694/scpe.v17i4.1200 fatcat:wrskwalosfenzm7klz7tcbet4y

E-MDAV: A Framework for Developing Data-Intensive Web Applications

Paolo Bocciarelli, Andrea D'Ambrogio, Tommaso Panetti, Andrea Giglio
2022 Informatics  
In this respect, this paper introduces a development framework based on the OMG's Model Driven Architecture (MDA) that aims to support the development lifecycle of data-intensive web applications.  ...  In order to evaluate the effectiveness of the proposed E-MDAV framework, a tool prototype has been developed.  ...  Informed Consent Statement: Not applicable. Data Availability Statement: The study did not employ or report any data. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/informatics9010012 fatcat:alqgsd6hzbajbb4ut3wuntb4sy

TORCH: a TOSCA-Based Orchestrator of Multi-Cloud Containerised Applications

Orazio Tomarchio, Domenico Calcaterra, Giuseppe Di Modica, Pietro Mazzaglia
2021 Journal of Grid Computing  
In this paper, we propose TORCH, a TOSCA-based framework for the deployment and orchestration of cloud applications, both classical and containerised, on multiple cloud providers.  ...  The framework assists the cloud customer in defining application requirements by using standard specification models.  ...  To view a copy of this licence, visit http:// creativecommonshorg/licenses/by/4.0/.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10723-021-09549-z fatcat:sa6jtoggnzdw7ny5i45evxtp4q

An Approach to Cost-Effective Transformation of Workloads towards Cloud Delivery Models

Joydipto Banerjee, Biswajit Mohapatra
2013 International Journal of Computer Applications  
The authors have illustrated an approach that takes a portfolio view of applications and assesses highest degree of cloud affinity considerations that includes complexity of the selected workloads, target  ...  However, leveraging the existing IT investment of an organization and moving them over to the cloud environment with minimum business disruption and costs, seems to be the biggest challenge in adopting  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to thank the Business Application Modernization department of IBM for providing the opportunity to research and work on this subject.  ... 
doi:10.5120/14232-2354 fatcat:bcx7nd26ovehzdsqe67moznfme

Orchestrating Complex Application Architectures in Heterogeneous Clouds

Miguel Caballer, Sahdev Zala, Álvaro López García, Germán Moltó, Pablo Orviz Fernández, Mathieu Velten
2017 Journal of Grid Computing  
This orchestration model uses existing open-source software like OpenStack and leverages the OASIS Topology and Specification for Cloud Applications (TOSCA) open standard as the modeling language.  ...  Although cloud computing has emerged as a reality, it is now known that a single cloud provider cannot fully satisfy complex user requirements.  ...  of batch jobs and long-running services via Chronos [12] and the Marathon [48] framework, respectively.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10723-017-9418-y fatcat:zxqblzm2sfcsfe23btzqxgz3gq

Critical analysis of vendor lock-in and its impact on cloud computing migration: a business perspective

Justice Opara-Martins, Reza Sahandi, Feng Tian
2016 Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications  
Vendor lock-in is a major barrier to the adoption of cloud computing, due to the lack of standardization.  ...  A number of strategies are proposed on how to avoid and mitigate lock-in risks when migrating to cloud computing.  ...  Additionally, the authors would like to thank the Faculty of Science and Technology for providing additional financial support to enhance the quality of this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13677-016-0054-z fatcat:vb7r2hzvdza7zie22vc4luxx64

A survey on security issues in service delivery models of cloud computing

S. Subashini, V. Kavitha
2011 Journal of Network and Computer Applications  
The architecture of cloud poses such a threat to the security of the existing technologies when deployed in a cloud environment.  ...  In this paper, a survey of the different security risks that pose a threat to the cloud is presented.  ...  SaaS application development may use various types of software components and frameworks.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jnca.2010.07.006 fatcat:v63x7nyh3bblpep3nge6ztornm

Response time service level agreements for cloud-hosted web applications

Hiranya Jayathilaka, Chandra Krintz, Rich Wolski
2015 Proceedings of the Sixth ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing - SoCC '15  
Cerebro combines off-line static analysis of application control structure with on-line cloud performance monitoring and statistical forecasting to predict bounds on the response time of web-facing application  ...  In this work we present Cerebro -a system for establishing statistical guarantees of application response time in cloud settings.  ...  Herein we refer to these programming interfaces as the cloud software development kit or the cloud SDK.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2806777.2806842 dblp:conf/cloud/JayathilakaKW15 fatcat:hlbb75lr6fcd7hq2usepkh5un4

Transformational Cloud Government (TCG): Transforming Public Administrations with a Cloud of Public Services

Juncal Alonso, Marisa Escalante, Leire Orue-Echevarria
2016 Procedia Computer Science  
maturity level of cloud adoption in public administrations, allowing to transition their own software and services to implement on one hand, a more efficient internal software to be used by the public  ...  This paper introduces the novel Transformational Cloud Government (TCG) approach and its enabling tools, techniques and best practices to foster the adoption of cloud computing as well as to improve the  ...  , use of and attitude towards cGovernment, resulting into a maturity level model with different stages that benchmark the current state of every category of stakeholders with respect to cloud adoption  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2016.08.279 fatcat:rv6mfwwbt5halhbt7sftqkplgy

JPEG Pleno: Providing representation interoperability for holographic applications and devices

Peter Schelkens, Touradj Ebrahimi, Antonin Gilles, Patrick Gioia, Kwan-Jung Oh, Fernando Pereira, Cristian Perra, Antonio M. G. Pinheiro
2019 ETRI Journal  
Recently, these markets have become subject to potentially disruptive innovations owing to the rise of new imaging modalities such as light fields, point clouds, and holography.  ...  These so-called plenoptic modalities hold the promise of facilitating a more efficient and complete representation of 3D scenes when compared to classic 2D modalities.  ...  a JPEG Pleno box-based file format Part 1: Framework Part 2: Light Field Coding Part 3: Conformance Testing Part 4: Reference Software Generic definition of JPEG Pleno Framework File Format  ... 
doi:10.4218/etrij.2018-0509 fatcat:fpzrycmw3vhvrkgq7qp2l4tdgu

Accelerating Linux and Android applications on low-power devices through remote GPGPU offloading

Raffaele Montella, Sokol Kosta, David Oro, Javier Vera, Carles Fernández, Carlo Palmieri, Diana Di Luccio, Giulio Giunta, Marco Lapegna, Giuliano Laccetti
2017 Concurrency and Computation  
The proposed framework is highly modular and exposes a rich Application Programming Interface (API) to developers, making it highly versatile while hiding the complexity of the underlying networking layer  ...  Finally, we show the adoption of the GPGPU offloading into BioSurveillance, a commercial real-time face recognition application.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This research has been funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 program through Grant Agreement No 644312, corresponding to the "Heterogeneous Secure Multi-level Remote  ... 
doi:10.1002/cpe.4286 fatcat:tfhftarbprbkxam3deakxjxs5m

Software modernization and cloudification using the ARTIST migration methodology and framework

Andreas Menychtas, Kleopatra Konstanteli, Juncal Alonso, Leire Orue-Echevarria, Jesus Gorronogoitia, George Kousiouris, Christina Santzaridou, Hugo Bruneliere, Bram Pellens, Peter Stuer, Oliver Strauss, Tatiana Senkova (+1 others)
2014 Scalable Computing : Practice and Experience  
In this work, we present a complete methodology and a methodology instantiation framework for the effective migration of legacy software to modern cloud environments.  ...  However, the modernization and cloudification of legacy software so as to be offered as a service still encounters many challenges.  ...  This work has been supported by the ARTIST Project and has been partly funded by the European Commission under the Seventh (FP7 -2007-2013) Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development  ... 
doi:10.12694/scpe.v15i2.980 fatcat:xeqpbfbhnffg3fyzn7nuyic2xq

Fuzzy Vikor Application for Learning Management Systems Evaluation in Higher Education

Sarra Ayouni, Leila Jamel Menzli, Fahima Hajjej, Mohamed Madeh, Shaha Al-Otaibi
2021 International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education  
Because of this, the paper proposes a quality framework inspired from ISOLIEC 9126 to evaluate and rank proprietary, open source and cloud-based LMSs.  ...  Adopting learning management systems (LMS) in higher education has become a major focus of interest to implement e-learning.  ...  For each alternative, an index S i is calculated, which refers to the separation measure of the ith alternative with the best value using Equation 7.  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijicte.2021040102 fatcat:hjgsbedaj5ec5bzq5m7iuvkkne
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