Data Management in the Cloud: Promises, State-of-the-art, and Open Questions

Donald Kossmann, Tim Kraska
2010 Datenbank-Spektrum  
Cloud Computing has the potential to significantly change the IT world. It promises dramatic reductions in cost and time-to-market. This paper gives an introduction to cloud computing, thereby stating how cloud computing tries to fulfill these promises. Furthermore, this paper studies the state-of-the-art of cloud computing platforms and answers the question of how well the current generation of systems meets these promises. Based on that analysis, this paper states several fundamental
more » ... that need to be addressed when designing a cloud computing platform. The focus of the paper is on database workloads; more specifically, on online transaction processing workloads (OLTP) in public clouds.
doi:10.1007/s13222-010-0033-3 fatcat:uv5ksujqwvbcplnqjd3gpxduby