Availability Considerations for Mission Critical Applications in the Cloud

Valentina Salapura, Ruchi Mahindru

Abstract

Cloud environments offer flexibility, elasticity, and low cost compute infrastructure. Enterprise-level workloads – such as SAP and Oracle workloads - require infrastructure with high availability, clustering, or physical server appliances. These features are often not part of a typical cloud offering, and as a result, businesses are forced to run enterprise workloads in their legacy environments. To enable enterprise customers to use these workloads in a cloud, we enabled a large number of SAP and Oracle workloads in the IBM Cloud Managed Services (CMS) for both virtualized and non-virtualized cloud environments. In this paper, we discuss the challenges in enabling enterprise class applications in the cloud based on our experience on providing a diverse set of platforms implemented in the IBM CMS offering.

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in Harvard Style

Salapura V. and Mahindru R. (2016). Availability Considerations for Mission Critical Applications in the Cloud . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 2: CLOSER, ISBN 978-989-758-182-3, pages 302-307. DOI: 10.5220/0005913303020307


in Bibtex Style

@conference{closer16,
author={Valentina Salapura and Ruchi Mahindru},
title={Availability Considerations for Mission Critical Applications in the Cloud},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 2: CLOSER,},
year={2016},
pages={302-307},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005913303020307},
isbn={978-989-758-182-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 2: CLOSER,
TI - Availability Considerations for Mission Critical Applications in the Cloud
SN - 978-989-758-182-3
AU - Salapura V.
AU - Mahindru R.
PY - 2016
SP - 302
EP - 307
DO - 10.5220/0005913303020307