A Pattern for Enabling Multitenancy in Legacy Application

Flavio Corradini, Francesco De Angelis, Andrea Polini, Samuele Sabbatini


Multitenancy is one the new property of cloud computing paradigm that change the way of develop software. This concept consists in the aggregation of different tenant in one single istance in contrast with the classic single-tenant concept. The aim of multitenancy is the reduction of costs, the hardware needed is less than single-tenant application, and also the mantainance of the system is less expensive. On the other hand, applications need an high configuration level in order to satisfy the requirements of each tenant. In this paper is presented a pattern that enable legacy applications to handle a multitenancy database. After the presentation of the different approach that implements multitenancy at database system, it is proposed the pattern that aims to interact with this kind of database managing the different customization of different tenant at database level.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Corradini F., De Angelis F., Polini A. and Sabbatini S. (2016). A Pattern for Enabling Multitenancy in Legacy Application . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER, ISBN 978-989-758-182-3, pages 257-264. DOI: 10.5220/0005799502570264

in Bibtex Style

author={Flavio Corradini and Francesco De Angelis and Andrea Polini and Samuele Sabbatini},
title={A Pattern for Enabling Multitenancy in Legacy Application},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,
TI - A Pattern for Enabling Multitenancy in Legacy Application
SN - 978-989-758-182-3
AU - Corradini F.
AU - De Angelis F.
AU - Polini A.
AU - Sabbatini S.
PY - 2016
SP - 257
EP - 264
DO - 10.5220/0005799502570264