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Service Mediation and Negotiation Bootstrapping as First Achievements Towards Self-adaptable Grid and Cloud Services

By Ivona Brandic, Dejan Music and Schahram Dustdar


Nowadays, novel computing paradigms as for example Cloud Computing are gaining more and more on importance. In case of Cloud Computing users pay for the usage of the computing power provided as a service. Beforehand they can negotiate specific functional and non-functional requirements relevant for the application execution. However, providing computing power as a service bears different research challenges. On one hand dynamic, versatile, and adaptable services are required, which can cope with system failures and environmental changes. On the other hand, human interaction with the system should be minimized. In this chapter we present the first results in establishing adaptable, versatile, and dynamic services considering negotiation bootstrapping and service mediation achieved in context of the Foundations of Self-Governing ICT Infrastructures (FoSII) project. We discuss novel meta-negotiation and SLA mapping solutions for Cloud services bridging the gap between current QoS models and Cloud middleware and representing important prerequisites for the establishment of autonomic Cloud services

Topics: DOI 10.1007/978-1-4419-7320-7_11, © Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010120 GRIDS AND SOA FOR SERVICE LEVEL AGREEMENTS
Year: 2009
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