Towards Cross-layer Monitoring of Cloud Workflows

Eric Kübler, Mirjam Minor


Prospective cloud management requires sophisticated monitoring capabilities. In this paper, we introduce a novel monitoring framework for cloud-based workflow systems called cWorkload. cWorkload integrates monitoring information from different layers of the cloud architecture. The paper puts its focus on the two-layer monitoring regarding the workflow layer and the PaaS layer. We present the layered monitoring architecture, an implementation of the two-layer cross-monitoring part, and an experimental evaluation with sample workflow data. Further, we discuss related work on cloud monitoring divided into one-layer, multi-layer, and cross-layer approaches. Our plans for future work on extending the implementation by further layers towards a cross-layer, prospective monitoring for prospective cloud management are described.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Kübler E. and Minor M. (2015). Towards Cross-layer Monitoring of Cloud Workflows . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER, ISBN 978-989-758-104-5, pages 389-396. DOI: 10.5220/0005434703890396

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author={Eric Kübler and Mirjam Minor},
title={Towards Cross-layer Monitoring of Cloud Workflows},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,
TI - Towards Cross-layer Monitoring of Cloud Workflows
SN - 978-989-758-104-5
AU - Kübler E.
AU - Minor M.
PY - 2015
SP - 389
EP - 396
DO - 10.5220/0005434703890396