Ralf Konrad

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—Cloud computing represents a promising computing paradigm, where computational power is provided similar to utilities like water, electricity or gas. While most of the Cloud providers can guarantee some measurable non-functional performance metrics e.g., service availability or throughput, there is lack of adequate mechanisms for guaranteeing certifiable(More)
— Cloud applications target large customer groups to leverage economies of scale. To increa se the number of customers, a flexible application design is of major importance. It enables customers to adjust the app lication to their individual needs in a self-service manner. In this pap er, we classify the required variability of these flexible applications:(More)
—Cloud computing represents a promising computing paradigm, where computational power is provided similar to utilities like water, electricity or gas. While most of the Cloud providers can guarantee some measurable non-functional performance metrics e.g., service availability or throughput, there is lack of adequate mechanisms for guaranteeing certifiable(More)
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