Model-driven Configuration Management of Cloud Applications with OCCI

Fabian Korte, Stéphanie Challita, Faiez Zalila, Philippe Merle, Jens Grabowski

Abstract

To tackle the cloud-provider lock-in, the Open Grid Forum (OGF) is developing the Open Cloud Computing Interface (OCCI), a standardized interface for managing any kind of cloud resources. Besides the OCCI Core model, which defines the basic modeling elements for cloud resources, the OGF also defines extensions that reflect the requirements of different cloud service levels, such as IaaS and PaaS. However, so far the OCCI PaaS extension is very coarse grained and lacks of supporting use cases and implementations. Especially, it does not define how the components of the application itself can be managed. In this paper, we present a model-driven framework that extends the OCCI PaaS extension and is able to use different configuration management tools to manage the whole lifecycle of cloud applications. We demonstrate the feasibility of the approach by presenting four different use cases and prototypical implementations for three different configuration management tools.

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in Harvard Style

Korte F., Challita S., Zalila F., Merle P. and Grabowski J. (2018). Model-driven Configuration Management of Cloud Applications with OCCI.In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER, ISBN 978-989-758-295-0, pages 100-111. DOI: 10.5220/0006693001000111


in Bibtex Style

@conference{closer18,
author={Fabian Korte and Stéphanie Challita and Faiez Zalila and Philippe Merle and Jens Grabowski},
title={Model-driven Configuration Management of Cloud Applications with OCCI},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,},
year={2018},
pages={100-111},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006693001000111},
isbn={978-989-758-295-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,
TI - Model-driven Configuration Management of Cloud Applications with OCCI
SN - 978-989-758-295-0
AU - Korte F.
AU - Challita S.
AU - Zalila F.
AU - Merle P.
AU - Grabowski J.
PY - 2018
SP - 100
EP - 111
DO - 10.5220/0006693001000111