Approaches to end-user applications portability in the cloud: A survey

@article{Yangui2016ApproachesTE,
  title={Approaches to end-user applications portability in the cloud: A survey},
  author={Sami Yangui and Roch H. Glitho and Constant Wette},
  journal={IEEE Communications Magazine},
  year={2016},
  volume={54},
  pages={138-145}
}
End-user applications are provisioned in cloud settings using PaaS. Portability is key to the success of end-user application providers because it helps avoid vendor lock-in. It makes the components deployment of the same end-user application across multiple PaaS possible. It also enables them to move end-user applications from PaaS to PaaS with minimal adaptation efforts. This survey discusses and evaluates the approaches proposed so far within the standardization bodies, research projects… CONTINUE READING