Andreas Menychtas, Dimosthenis Kyriazis, Spyridon Gogouvitis, Karsten Oberle, Thomas Voith, Georgina Galizo, Sören Berger, Eduardo Oliveros, Michael Boniface


Cloud Computing is considered nowadays as the future of ICT systems leveraging new methodologies for developing, providing and consuming services. Even though many people believe that “Cloud” is just another buzzword for utility computing, this new computing paradigm is not only changing the design of modern computing platforms in technical level, but it also impels, from the market perspective, the creation of new value chains and business models. Beyond the great advantages of cloud technologies for scalability, elasticity and low operational cost, there are still many technical complexities and limitations on provisioning and management of applications with high QoS demands that disallow the wide adoption of cloud solutions. In this paper we present a novel cloud platform capable to support real-time interactive applications considering their full lifecycle including service engineering, SLA negotiation, provisioning and monitoring. This platform has been designed and implemented consolidating management and control of the infrastructure and services at all points in the value chain to support real-time interaction focusing on its business and commercial orientation.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Menychtas A., Kyriazis D., Gogouvitis S., Oberle K., Voith T., Galizo G., Berger S., Oliveros E. and Boniface M. (2011). A CLOUD PLATFORM FOR REAL-TIME INTERACTIVE APPLICATIONS . In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER, ISBN 978-989-8425-52-2, pages 397-403. DOI: 10.5220/0003387003970403

in Bibtex Style

author={Andreas Menychtas and Dimosthenis Kyriazis and Spyridon Gogouvitis and Karsten Oberle and Thomas Voith and Georgina Galizo and Sören Berger and Eduardo Oliveros and Michael Boniface},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,
SN - 978-989-8425-52-2
AU - Menychtas A.
AU - Kyriazis D.
AU - Gogouvitis S.
AU - Oberle K.
AU - Voith T.
AU - Galizo G.
AU - Berger S.
AU - Oliveros E.
AU - Boniface M.
PY - 2011
SP - 397
EP - 403
DO - 10.5220/0003387003970403