Cloud Middleware


Cloud middleware is software that is used to enable communication and interoperability between different components of a cloud computing system. It typically includes a range of tools and technologies that are designed to facilitate the exchange of data and information between different components of the cloud system, such as applications, services, and storage systems.

Cloud middleware is often used to provide a consistent, standard interface for different components of the cloud system, which can make it easier for developers to create and deploy applications and services on the cloud. It can also help to improve the performance and scalability of the cloud system, by providing efficient and reliable mechanisms for data transfer and communication between different components of the system.

There are many different types of cloud middleware, including message brokers, integration platforms, and cloud management platforms. These tools may have different features and capabilities, and may be suitable for different types of cloud systems and applications.

See also:

Artificial Intelligence Middleware | Artificial Intelligence Middleware for Dialog Systems | Best Fusion Middleware Videos | Dialog Management Middleware | EMI (European Middleware Initiative) & gLite | github: Middleware | GoogleCode: Middleware | Middleware Surveys | Robotics Middleware | RT-Middleware | SourceForge: Middleware | UPnP Robot Middleware

SciCumulus: A Lightweight Cloud Middleware to Explore Many Task Computing Paradigm in Scientific Workflows D de Oliveira, E Ogasawara… – … Computing (CLOUD), …, 2010 – Abstract Most of the large-scale scientific experiments modeled as scientific workflows  produce a large amount of data and require workflow parallelism to reduce workflow  execution time. Some of the existing Scientific Workflow Management Systems (SWfMS) … Cited by 13 – Related articles – All 3 versions

IBM altocumulus: a cross-cloud middleware and platform EM Maximilien, A Ranabahu… – Proceeding of the 24th …, 2009 – Abstract Cloud computing has become the new face of computing and promises to offer  virtually unlimited, cheap, readily available,” utility type” computing resources. Many vendors  have entered this market with different offerings ranging from infrastructure-as-a-service … Cited by 9 – Related articles

[PDF] A best practice model for cloud middleware systems [PDF] from soacloudbestpratices.comA Ranabahu… – Towards bes, 2009 – Abstract. Cloud computing is the latest trend in computing where the intention is to facilitate  cheap, utility type computing resources in a service-oriented manner. However, the cloud  landscape is still maturing and there are heterogeneities between the clouds, ranging … Cited by 3 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 4 versions

Cloud computing resource management through a grid middleware: A case study with diet and eucalyptus [PDF] from archives-ouvertes.frE Caron, F Desprez, D Loureiro… – … , 2009. CLOUD’09. …, 2009 – Abstract The cloud phenomenon is quickly growing towards becoming the de facto standard  of Internet computing, storage and hosting both in industry and academia. The large  scalability possibilities offered by cloud platforms can be harnessed not only for services … Cited by 14 – Related articles – All 12 versions

Multi-tenant SOA middleware for cloud computing [PDF] from apache.orgA Azeez, S Perera, D Gamage… – … Computing (CLOUD …, 2010 – Abstract Enterprise IT infrastructure incurs many costs ranging from hardware costs and  software licenses/maintenance costs to the costs of monitoring, managing, and maintaining  IT infrastructure. The recent advent of cloud computing offers some tangible prospects of … Cited by 8 – Related articles – All 7 versions

Extending YML to be a middleware for scientific cloud computing L Shang, S Petiton, N Emad, X Yang… – Cloud Computing, 2009 – Springer Grid computing has gained great success in harnessing computing resources. But its  progress of gridfication on scientific computing is slower than anticipation. This paper  analyzes these reasons of hard gridification in detail. While cloud computing as a new … Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 3 versions

Middleware enabled data sharing on cloud storage services J Wang, P Varman… – … 5th International Workshop on Middleware …, 2010 – Abstract With the emergence of public cloud storage platforms like Amazon, Microsoft and  Google etc, individual applications and some enterprise storage are being increasingly  deployed on Clouds. However, dynamic data sharing in public clouds face problems of … Cited by 4 – Related articles – All 2 versions

Adapting distributed real-time and embedded pub/sub middleware for cloud computing environments [PDF] from wustl.eduJ Hoffert, D Schmidt… – Middleware 2010, 2010 – Springer Enterprise distributed real-time and embedded (DRE) publish/subscribe (pub/sub) systems  manage resources and data that are vital to users. Cloud computing-where computing  resources are provisioned elastically and leased as a service-is an increasingly popular … Cited by 4 – Related articles – All 10 versions

Parallelizing an Information Theoretic Co-clustering Algorithm Using a Cloud Middleware V Ramanathan, W Ma, VT Ravi… – … (ICDMW), 2010 IEEE …, 2010 – Abstract The emerging cloud environments are well suited for storage and analysis of large  datasets, since they can allow on-demand access to resources. However, developing high- performance implementations of data analysis tasks is a challenging problem. In our prior … Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 3 versions

Fault tolerance middleware for cloud computing [PDF] from csuohio.eduW Zhao, PM Melliar-Smith… – … (CLOUD), 2010 IEEE 3rd …, 2010 – Abstract The Low Latency Fault Tolerance (LLFT) middleware provides fault tolerance for  distributed applications deployed within a cloud computing or data center environment,  using the leader/follower replication approach. The LLFT middleware consists of a Low … Cited by 3 – Related articles – All 5 versions

Middleware Services at Cloud Application Layer IM Abbadi – Advances in Computing and Communications, 2011 – Springer Cloud infrastructure is composed of enormous resources, which need to be securely and  reliably coordinated and managed to provide end-to-end trusted services in the Cloud. Such  coordination and management could be supported using a set of middleware. A … Cited by 3 – Related articles

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Consistency Benchmarking: Evaluating the Consistency Behavior of Middleware Services in the Cloud M Klems, M Menzel… – Service-Oriented Computing, 2010 – Springer Cloud service providers such as Amazon Web Services offer a set of next-generation  storage and messaging middleware services that can be utilized on-demand over the  Internet. Outsourcing software into the cloud, however, confronts application developers … Cited by 2 – Related articles

Multi-domain grid/cloud computing through a hierarchical component-based middleware [PDF] from lncc.brE Mathias… – … of the 8th International Workshop on Middleware …, 2010 – Abstract Current solutions for hybrid Grid/Cloud computing have been developed to hide  from heterogeneity, dynamism and distributed nature of resources. These solutions are  however insufficient to support distributed applications with non trivial communication … Cited by 2 – Related articles – All 2 versions

Combining Grid and cloud resources by use of middleware for SPMD applications [PDF] from inria.frB Amedro, F Baude, F Huet… – Cloud Computing …, 2010 – Abstract Distributed computing environments have evolved from in-house clusters to Grids  and now Cloud platforms. We, as others, provide HPC benchmarks results over Amazon  EC2 that show a lower performance of Cloud resources compared to private resources., … Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 9 versions

[PDF] On-demand Middleware Delivery Services for Cloud Computing [PDF] from fujitsu.comT Hatakeyama, N Shinoda… – Fujitsu Sci. Tech. J, 2011 – Fujitsu has been providing its Global Cloud Platform service, which enables users to build  and access virtualized servers, storage units, and networks via the Internet on an as needed  basis, since October 2010. This service provides server system templates consisting of … Cited by 1 – Related articles

Middleware Services at Cloud Virtual Layer IM Abbadi – Computer and Information Technology (CIT), 2011 …, 2011 – Abstract Cloud infrastructure management is supported by Clouds’ internal employees and  contractors. Such manual management process that requires human intervention is not  adequate considering Cloud promising future. For example, full reliance on human beings … Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 2 versions

Bringing Pervasive Embedded Networks to the Service Cloud: a Lightweight Middleware Approach I Corredor, JF Martínez… – Journal of Systems Architecture, 2011 – Elsevier Abstract The emergence of novel pervasive networks that consist of tiny embedded nodes  have reduced the gap between real and virtual worlds. This paradigm has opened the  Service Cloud to a variety of wireless devices especially those with sensorial and … Cited by 1 – Related articles

Integration of Cloud and Grid Middleware at D-Grid Resource Center Ruhr S Freitag – Data Driven E-Science: Use Cases and Successful …, 2011 – Abstract Starting in 2007 commercial providers introduced Cloud Computing as new  technology. Like Grid Computing, this technology enables users to utilize remote resources  and services, not only but also for submitting jobs or storing data. In direct comparison to … All 3 versions

Performance analysis of Cloud middleware BM Nguyen… – GCCP 2010 BOOK OF ABSTRACTS, 2010 – In the recent years, cloud computing became more and more topical for research also for  industry. Although the idea of providing computational resources via Internet dynamically on  demand and paid per use was mentioned in also in grid computing, it is fully realized in … View as HTML

Intelligent Management of Remote Facilities through a Ubiquitous Cloud Middleware CH Yun, H Han, HS Jung… – … , 2009. CLOUD’09. …, 2009 – Abstract This paper introduces a tele-management system as a part of SmartUM which is a  ubiquitous cloud middleware for ubiquitous city (u-city). The cloud computing platform allows  users to control remote devices. The users get data from a various kinds of remote sensors … Related articles – All 3 versions

Trustworthy Middleware Services in the Cloud I Baroni – 2011 – Abstract: Establishing trust in systems is a di cult problem to tackle. In the Cloud, establishing  trust is even more complicated considering its dynamic nature and distributed resources.  One of the Cloud’s potential feature is providing transpar-ent management of resources at … Cached

Defining events as a foundation of an event notification middleware for the cloud ecosystem R Sauter, A Stratz, S Grivas, M Schaaf… – Knowlege-Based and …, 2011 – Springer This paper discusses the foundations for the implementation of an event processing  framework for cloud ecosystems. The idea is to provide standard functionalities which allow  users to build cloud solutions capable to respond autonomously to upcoming events, … Related articles – All 2 versions

Experimental Study to Improve Resource Utilization and Performance of Cloud Systems Based on Grid Middleware H Kim, W Kim… – Journal of Communication and Computer, 2010 – Cloud Computing is a network of virtualized servers or virtual data centers that can deliver  powerful applications, platforms, and infrastructures as services over the Internet.  Virtualization technology based Cloud Computing has the advantages of system … Related articles – All 2 versions

Tuning Adaptive Computations for Performance Improvement of Autonomic Middleware in PaaS Cloud Y Zhang, G Huang, X Liu… – Cloud Computing (CLOUD), …, 2011 – Abstract In a cloud platform belonging to the PaaS (Platform as a Service) category,  autonomic middleware have become the fundamental part of a cloud node. An autonomic  middleware can perform adaptive computations for self-management of the system. … Related articles – All 2 versions

MimoSecco: A Middleware for Secure Cloud Storage D Achenbach, M Gabel… – Improving Complex Systems Today, 2011 – Springer The biggest impediment for the adoption of cloud computing practices is the lack of trust in  the confidentiality of one’s data in the cloud. The prevalent threat in the cloud computing  model are so-called insider attacks. Full data encryption can only solve the problem in the … Related articles

Trustworthy Middleware Services in the Cloud M Nalin… – 2011 – Abstract: Establishing trust in systems is a di cult problem to tackle. In the Cloud, establishing  trust is even more complicated considering its dynamic nature and distributed resources.  One of the Cloud’s potential feature is providing transpar-ent management of resources at … Cached – All 2 versions

Trustworthy middleware services in the cloud IM Abbadi, M Deng, M Nalin, A Martin… – … workshop on Cloud …, 2011 – Abstract Establishing trust in systems is a difficult problem to tackle. In the Cloud,  establishing trust is even more complicated considering its dynamic nature and distributed  resources. One of the Cloud’s potential feature is providing transparent management of …

Optimality Analysis and Middleware Design for Heterogeneous Cloud HPC in Mobile Devices [PDF] from Duga – 2011 – Abstract: Mobile and embedded devices such as smartphones, wireless sensor nodes, and  other ubiquitous consumer and industrial electronic systems play increasingly signi cant  roles in our lives. Those devices provision a range of functionalities despite their …

A Data Processing Framework for Cloud Environment Based on Hadoop and Grid Middleware H Kim, W Kim, K Lee… – Grid and Distributed Computing, 2011 – Springer Owing to performance improvement of mobile devices, number of mobile applications and  their variety has increased exponentially in recent years. However, many of these mobile  applications are not executed alone and need server-side Internet services which require …

Research on data processing of RFID middleware based on cloud computing ZW Yuan… – Rough Set and Knowledge Technology, 2010 – Springer According to the problem that research on algorithm of RFID middleware mainly focus on  removing data redundancies but less on data noises, this paper builds a cube model of  RFID middleware data processing, and proposes algorithms of removing data … Related articles – All 2 versions

[PDF] Design and Implementation of Virtualization-Based Middleware for Cloud Simulation Platform [PDF] from cloudmfg.orgQ Wang, L Ren… – Abstract-Cloud Simulation Platform (CSP), as a new networked platform technology for  high performance modeling and simulation, aims at improving efficiency of resource utility  on demand of complex simulation applications, and establishing an e fficient, secure, … Related articles – View as HTML – All 2 versions

aware systems• Middleware components and mechanisms for distributed infrastruc-tures supporting real-time and QoS-aware Cloud Computing applica-tions• … G Lipari… – 2nd International Workshop on Analysis Tools and … – WATERS 2011 3 Message from the Program Chairs Research in real-time systems has gone  very far from the initial seminal pa- pers back in the 70s. Many algorithms, design  methodologies, techniques and tools have been proposed, spanning several application …  View as HTML – All 2 versions

Media cloud: an open cloud computing middleware for content management D Diaz-Sanchez, F Almenarez, A Marin… – … IEEE Transactions on, 2011 – Abstract Cloud computing allows accessing resources across Internet transparently:  requiring no expertise in, or control over the underlying infrastructure. There is an increasing  interest in sharing media files with family and friends. However, UPnP or DLNA were not … Cached