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Comparing PaaS offerings in light of SaaS development

Stefan Walraven, Eddy Truyen, Wouter Joosen
2013 Computing  
applications, and quality of the tool support.  ...  This paper compares, on the basis of a practical case study, three different and representative PaaS platforms with respect to their support for SaaS application development.  ...  Companies and organizations involved in the project are Agfa Healthcare, Televic Healthcare and UnifiedPost, with project support of IWT (government agency for Innovation by Science and Technology).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00607-013-0346-9 fatcat:n4ruql44ungtbp3ou252x2nnpe

Is SaaS the Appropriate Technology for Microfinance?

Arvind Ashta, Jiten Patel
2010 Social Science Research Network  
The Software as a Service (SaaS) provider becomes an intermediary who enables both of these opposite needs to be addressed.  ...  As opposed to this, the long tail of small MFIs would like to buy cheap products and get volunteer support for their products.  ...  INTRODCUTION: THE NEED FOR MIS FOR MFIs Application Service Providers (ASP) and Software as a Service (SaaS) are concepts bordering on transaction cost economics (Susarla et al. 2009 ) and innovation  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1604741 fatcat:vi47gzxnxnhrjcuxpwcwcw247a

A Holistic Decision Framework to Avoid Vendor Lock-in for Cloud SaaS Migration

Justice Opara-Martins, Reza Sahandi, Feng Tian
2017 Computer and Information Science  
Software as a Service (SaaS) is one of the cloud offerings that attract organisations as a potential solution in reducing their IT cost.  ...  Hence, the complexity and variety of cloud SaaS service offerings makes it imperative for businesses to use a clear and well understood decision process to procure, migrate and/or discontinue cloud services  ...  RS and FT participated in the critical and technical revisions of the paper including editing the final version, also helping with the details for preparing the paper to be published.  ... 
doi:10.5539/cis.v10n3p29 fatcat:e5pmdjm3qjf43o5xnqnsur4p5m

Dynamic Resource Monitoring of SaaS with Attestation for a Trusted Cloud Environment

Udhayakumar Shanmugam, Latha Tamilselvan
2016 International Journal of Security and Its Applications  
This kind of collaboration has fueled the growth of business for a landscape change, creating the era of cloud computing.  ...  The model is implemented in an OpenStack cloud setup for its feasibility and the performance is analyzed for an image editing software service.  ...  Introduction Today, development of a complex, intelligent and networked information services forms the future needs of organizations.  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijsia.2016.10.4.05 fatcat:jrhge7k3lngqdpbnzy7qwv2dnm

Multi-tenancy and Sub-tenancy Architecture in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)

Wei-Tek Tsai, Peide Zhong
2014 2014 IEEE 8th International Symposium on Service Oriented System Engineering  
Multi-tenancy architecture (MTA) is often used in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and the central idea is that multiple tenant applications can be developed using components stored in the SaaS infrastructure  ...  Recently, MTA has been extended where a tenant application can have its own sub-tenants as the tenant application acts like a SaaS infrastructure.  ...  SaaS is the software deployed over the internet [126] , where users subscribe services from SaaS providers and pay by a way of "pay-as-you-go".  ... 
doi:10.1109/sose.2014.20 dblp:conf/sose/TsaiZ14 fatcat:rrnxrjvybfhkljv57khdyg2qzq

Software as a Service (SaaS) Cloud Computing: An Empirical Investigation on University Students' Perception

Ghilan Al-Madhagy Taufiq-Hail, Ayed Rheal A. Alanzi, Shafiz A Mohd Yusof, Madallah M Alruwaili
2021 Interdisciplinary Journal of Information, Knowledge, and Management  
Aim/Purpose: This study aims to propose and empirically validate a model and investigates the factors influencing acceptance and use of Software as a Services cloud computing services (SaaS) from individuals  ...  Additionally, the research contributes to the knowledge of the literature and is considered one of the leading studies on accepting SaaS services and applications as proliferation of studies focus on the  ...  In addition, SaaS applications, which are provided through a technology coined as multi-tenancy technology, provision the software and data to many users at the same time on a single instance of the software  ... 
doi:10.28945/4740 fatcat:qxqenccz7fbxnasnhwcilbssay

Strategies and Methods for Cloud Migration

Jun-Feng Zhao, Jian-Tao Zhou
2014 International Journal of Automation and Computing  
The aim of this paper is to provide an overall presentation for legacy system migration to the cloud and identify important challenges and future research directions.  ...  Legacy system migration to the cloud brings both great challenges and benefits, so there exist various academic research and industrial applications on legacy system migration to the cloud.  ...  Migration to SOA SOA is a set of principles and methodologies for designing and developing software in the form of interoperable services.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11633-014-0776-7 fatcat:ees7eavj3bgyrjoq4t7zwxq5vy

Model-Driven Architecture for Cloud Applications Development, A survey

Amar Ibrahim E.Sharaf Eldein, Hany H. Ammar
2015 International Journal of Computer Applications Technology and Research  
This paper aims to survey and analyze the research issues and challenges that have been emerging in cloud computing applications with a focus on using Model Driven architecture (MDA) development.  ...  As cloud computing continues to gain more activities, more issues and challenges for many systems with its dynamic usage are introduced.  ...  A Number of challenges can be identified for software systems developers and operators such as:- Migrating Legacy Systems to the cloud: Such as modern the architecture to be more service oriented, data  ... 
doi:10.7753/ijcatr0409.1010 fatcat:yhbgmt74yzg3zaizbmhu3ruupy

Critical Analysis of Cloud Computing Software Development Process Models

Ayub Khan, Muhammad Fayaz, Abdul Salam Shah, Fazli Wahid
2016 International Journal of Software Engineering and Its Applications  
The shifting of the organization towards cloud computing has increased the challenges for a software developer to develop an efficient and reliable platform for providing cloud services.  ...  To provide such a platform, the software developer needs to develop a model which can meet quality standards and satisfy customer requirements within a given time and budget. Objective and Motivation  ...  The author discussed the SaaS (software as services) for application development and release, but did not discuss the Platform as a Service (PaaS).  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijseia.2016.10.11.36 fatcat:xpisxat7vrgblhoppzbmdxocsi

Programming Cloud Resource Orchestration Framework: Operations and Research Challenges [article]

Rajiv Ranjan, Boualem Benatallah
2012 arXiv   pre-print
It delivers hardware and software resources as virtualization-enabled services and in which administrators are free from the burden of worrying about the low level implementation or system administration  ...  In this paper, we present a survey on key cloud computing concepts, resource abstractions, and programming operations for orchestrating resources and associated research challenges, wherever applicable  ...  This raises a serious challenge for SaaS providers, who need to respect the rules and regulations of open source technologies and licensed software in clouds, yet making them interoperable.  ... 
arXiv:1204.2204v3 fatcat:2gjsk6cqyfefbpruhqdokmiev4

Cloud Testing Tools and its Challenges: A Comparative Study

S. Nachiyappan, S. Justus
2015 Procedia Computer Science  
In this paper we provide an overview regarding cloud computing trends, types, challenges, tools and the comparison of tools for cloud testing.  ...  Testing the applications has their own testing tools and testing methodologies.  ...  Even though the present technologies in cloud support instinctive delivery of needed computing resources for every Software as a Service (SaaS) or for an application in the cloud, for setting up the needed  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2015.04.018 fatcat:xo27pj6v4vebzcgahx4ztukk44

ARTIST Methodology and Framework: A Novel Approach for the Migration of Legacy Software on the Cloud

Andreas Menychtas, Christina Santzaridou, George Kousiouris, Theodora Varvarigou, Leire Orue-Echevarria, Juncal Alonso, Jesus Gorronogoitia, Hugo Bruneliere, Oliver Strauss, Tatiana Senkova, Bram Pellens, Peter Stuer
2013 2013 15th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing  
the need to adapt the business processes and models of the modernized application that will be offered from now on, as a service.  ...  The modernization and adaptation of legacy applications to cloud environments is a great challenge for all involved stakeholders, not only from the technical perspective, but also in business level with  ...  Those are capable to support the needs of several application types from big enterprises and SMEs, to the public sector and academia.  ... 
doi:10.1109/synasc.2013.62 dblp:conf/synasc/MenychtasSKVOAGBSSPS13 fatcat:acy5k2wb2bbrfeglphsax42cx4

Software as a service: An opportunity for disruptive innovation in the microfinance software market?

Arvind Ashta, Jiten Patel
2013 Journal of Innovation Economics & Management  
Thus, SaaS for microfinance has to overcome the challenges of being in a low infrastructure environment, the customer being a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) and not having the capacity to pay and  ...  The benefits from SaaS come from sharing costs. SaaS providers need to look at apex networks and market the SaaS to the entire network for a country.  ... 
doi:10.3917/jie.011.0055 fatcat:agdkxkyy7rfmrewlkbaqivteai

Web Engineering for Cloud Computing [chapter]

Giovanni Toffetti
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
To this end, we propose a methodological framework that preserves the advantages of model-driven development, but also takes into account performance and cost considerations for Cloud-based applications  ...  In this position paper, we call for a long-due revamp of Web engineering methodologies to become more sound engineering practices with respect to both functional and non-functional aspects of Web applications  ...  I wish to thank Florian Daniel at UniTN, Alessio Gambi at USI, Emanuele Molteni and Roberto Acerbis from WebRatio, and Piero Fraternali at PoliMi for the comments and discussions on the subject.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-35623-0_2 fatcat:xrrzzlavcvav3po42rj4hp6sma

CLOUD COMPUTING FRAMEWORK FOR AGILE DEVELOPMENT

Gardner Mwansa, Ernest Mnkandla
2014 Services Transactions on Cloud Computing  
In this paper, a conceptual framework is proposed to support the process of migration of South African small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) who are using agile software development methodologies  ...  The emergence of cloud computing is influencing how businesses develop, re-engineer, and implement critical software applications.  ...  It makes it even more challenging when methodologies such as agile are used due to the fact that there is great need for interaction both technical and non-technical (such as sharing applications or development  ... 
doi:10.29268/stcc.2014.2.2.3 fatcat:ofj7vmyg4vgkhkw273lw3fioke
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