D4.4.1. Service Deployment and Management

D4.4.1. Service Deployment and Management is available for download below. This deliverable largely represents an integration activity, drawing together activities of the Gateway Service and the SOSM system. These activities centre around Application Lifecycle Management and Resource Lifecycle Management, respectively. The Separation of Concerns philosophy adopted in the CloudLightning (CL) …

Local Decision Strategies

Deliverable 4.2.1. Local Decision Strategies was released today. It introduces a novel framework for self-organisation and self-management in hierarchical architectures. It shows how this framework can be mapped onto the CloudLightning architecture, designed in Deliverable D3.1.2, and thus it addresses the hosting and execution of self-organising and self-managing strategies associated …

CloudLightning Proposed Architecture

This blog post describes the high level architecture for proposed self-organising self-managing heterogeneous cloud. CLOUDLIGHTING ARCHITECTURE The life-cycle of a proposed cloud service is initiated by an Enterprise Application Developer (EAD) by submitting a Blueprint to a Gateway Service. A Blueprint is a graph representing a workflow of Services collectively composed …

What is Self-Organisation?

This is the second post in a series of posts about CloudLighting. In this post, we discuss self-organisation, one of the principles behind the CloudLighting system. The self-organising behaviour built into, and exhibited by, the cloud infrastructure will address the complexity of cloud ecosystem. WHAT IS SELF-ORGANISATION? Self-organisation is a powerful …