Datastores in Cloud Governance
Keywords:Cloud Computing, Cloud Governance, Datastores, Databases
The Small and Medium Enterprises benefit now, due to the scale adoption of CloudÂ Computing, from an emerging market where they can associate and collaborate toÂ form virtual enterprises or virtual clusters, aiming to compete with the large enterprisesÂ and provide tailored IT solutions for their customers. However the lack ofÂ standardization for the cloud services and technologies leads to a myriad of differentÂ components that cannot be easily set to work together in the absence of a realÂ cloud governance solution. Cloud governance acts like a catalyst to allow Small andÂ Medium Enterprises to easily manage and optimize their services infrastructure, andÂ to facilitate collaboration in a clustered or virtual-enterprise environment.Â We have proposed a Cloud Governance architecture based on mOSAIC’s multi-agentÂ Cloud Management solution. The Cloud Governance solution relies on various datastoresÂ that are responsible with maintaining and managing a set of crucial data thatÂ are used during the cloud governance process . Our paper is focused to analyze andÂ emphasize the requirements that must be fulfilled by different database systems inÂ order to have a reliable storage system and also to suggest a concrete solution.
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