Declarative Cloud Resource Provisioning Using OCCI Models

Abstract

Great competition in providing cloud services has built a huge diversity in ways to manage the rented computing resources. This diversity has led to the provider lock-in problem, i.e., binding the customer to one provider. Moreover, the increasing need for quick and easy infrastructure provisioning requires for an automated and parallel provisioning process, as it is a cumbersome process when done manually. To tackle these needs, we propose a standard conform cloud resource provisioning process which is able to deploy declarative models based on the \acf{OCCI} standard. Therefore, a provisioning plan is generated, defining the resource provisioning order, followed by a systematic execution of it. In order to show the feasibility of this approach, we implemented a prototype and discuss it with the help of an example topology.
Document Type: 
Articles in Conference Proceedings
Booktitle: 
INFORMATIK 2017
Language: 
English
Series: 
LNI
Publisher: 
Gesellschaft für Informatik, Bonn
Pages: 
2473-2485
Month: 
9
Year: 
2017
URL: 
https://dl.gi.de/handle/20.500.12116/4027

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