QDSL - QUALITY DOMAIN SPECIFIC LANGUAGE FOR CLOUD COMPOSITE APPLICATIONS - Short Research Paper

Ethan Hadar, Irit Hadar, Donald F. Ferguson

Abstract

Quality Domain Specific Language (QDSL) is a model-driven approach providing a taxonomy, model, and visual editing tool for evaluating and benchmarking the quality of composite applications in cloud environments. Our language and associated modeling tool provide visual and textual means for constructing mathematical algorithms needed for computing aggregated quality assessment of cloud services. QDSL enables the illustration and definition of metrics, measurements and indicators, relationships for computation, and transformation functions that normalize the measurements into relative quality scoring. As a result, QDSL provides a structure that guides overall quality assessments. The computation algorithm is structured in a visual manner and associates the quality assessments graph with the structure of the cloud composite application in a hybrid environment. QDSL supports transformation from physical measurements into scoring comparative assessments of benchmarked provided IT solutions. This paper presents a basic model for QDSL and examples of usage. A prototypical eclipse EMF modeling tool of QDSL is used for communication, whereas commercial monitoring tools implement the instantiated models for evaluating service qualities.

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Hadar E., Hadar I. and F. Ferguson D. (2012). QDSL - QUALITY DOMAIN SPECIFIC LANGUAGE FOR CLOUD COMPOSITE APPLICATIONS - Short Research Paper . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER, ISBN 978-989-8565-05-1, pages 228-233. DOI: 10.5220/0003913102280233


in Bibtex Style

@conference{closer12,
author={Ethan Hadar and Irit Hadar and Donald F. Ferguson},
title={QDSL - QUALITY DOMAIN SPECIFIC LANGUAGE FOR CLOUD COMPOSITE APPLICATIONS - Short Research Paper},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,},
year={2012},
pages={228-233},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003913102280233},
isbn={978-989-8565-05-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,
TI - QDSL - QUALITY DOMAIN SPECIFIC LANGUAGE FOR CLOUD COMPOSITE APPLICATIONS - Short Research Paper
SN - 978-989-8565-05-1
AU - Hadar E.
AU - Hadar I.
AU - F. Ferguson D.
PY - 2012
SP - 228
EP - 233
DO - 10.5220/0003913102280233