Journal article

CloudLaunch: Discover and deploy cloud applications

Enis Afgan, Andrew Lonie, James Taylor, Nuwan Goonasekera

FUTURE GENERATION COMPUTER SYSTEMS-THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ESCIENCE | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2019

Abstract

Cloud computing is a common platform for delivering software to end users. However, the process of making complex-to-deploy applications available across different cloud providers requires isolated and uncoordinated application-specific solutions, often locking-in developers to a particular cloud provider. Here, we present the CloudLaunch application as a uniform platform for discovering and deploying applications for different cloud providers. CloudLaunch allows arbitrary applications to be added to a catalog with each application having its own customizable user interface and control over the launch process, while preserving cloud-agnosticism so that authors can easily make their applicati..

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Grants

Awarded by National Human Genome Research Institute


Awarded by National Cancer Institute


Awarded by National eCollaboration Tools and Resources


Awarded by Australian National Data Service


Awarded by European Regional Development Fund


Funding Acknowledgements

This project was supported by the National Human Genome Research Institute [grant number 5U41HG006620-06], National Cancer Institute [grant number CA184826], National eCollaboration Tools and Resources [grant number VIS402], Australian National Data Service [grant number eRIC07], and the European Regional Development Fund [grant number KK.01.1.1.01.0009].