Application Splitting in the Cloud: A Performance Study

Franz Faul, Rafael Arizcorreta, Florian Dudouet, Thomas Michael Bohnert

Abstract

Cloud-based deployments have become more and more mainstream in recent years, with many companies evaluating moving their infrastructure to the cloud, whether a public cloud, a private cloud, or a mix of the two through the hybrid cloud concept. One service offered by many clouds providers is Database-as-a-Service, where a user is offered a direct endpoint and access credentials to a chosen type of database. In this paper, we evaluate the performance impact of application splitting in a Hybrid Cloud environment. In this context, the database may be located in a cloud setting and the application servers on another cloud or on-premises, or the other way around. We found that for applications with low database latency and throughput requirements, moving to a public cloud environment can be a cost saving solution. None of the cloud providers evaluated were able to provide comparable performance for database-heavy database applications when compared to an optimized enterprise environment. Evaluating application splitting, we conclude that bursting to the cloud is a viable option in most cases, provided that the data is moved to the cloud before performing the requests.

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in Harvard Style

Faul F., Arizcorreta R., Dudouet F. and Bohnert T. (2016). Application Splitting in the Cloud: A Performance Study . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER, ISBN 978-989-758-182-3, pages 245-252. DOI: 10.5220/0005857102450252


in Bibtex Style

@conference{closer16,
author={Franz Faul and Rafael Arizcorreta and Florian Dudouet and Thomas Michael Bohnert},
title={Application Splitting in the Cloud: A Performance Study},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,},
year={2016},
pages={245-252},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005857102450252},
isbn={978-989-758-182-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,
TI - Application Splitting in the Cloud: A Performance Study
SN - 978-989-758-182-3
AU - Faul F.
AU - Arizcorreta R.
AU - Dudouet F.
AU - Bohnert T.
PY - 2016
SP - 245
EP - 252
DO - 10.5220/0005857102450252