Component-based architectures are natural for Cloud computing. However, few current software development frameworks are exploiting this fact. A proof-of-the-concept implementation of an open-source Platform-as-a-service dedicated to the development of component-based applications is shortly presented in this paper.
Cloud service abstractions are currently used to hide the underlying complexity given by existing technologies and services, in hope of facilitating the enacting of Cloud Federations and Marketplaces. In particular, resource management systems dealing with multiple Cloud providers need to expose an uniform interface for various services and to build… (More)