Performance Analysis of an OpenStack Private Cloud

Anita Schmidt, Balazs Gibizer, Roland Tornyai, Tamas Pflanzner, Attila Kertesz


Cloud Computing is a novel technology offering flexible resource provisions for business stakeholders to manage IT applications and data responding to new customer demands. It is not an easy task to determine the performance of the ported applications in advance. The virtualized nature of these environments always represent a certain level of performance degradation, which is also dependent on the types of resources and application scenarios. In this paper we have set up a performance evaluation environment within a private OpenStack deployment, and defined general use cases to be executed and evaluated in this cloud. These test cases are used for investigating the internal behavior of OpenStack in terms of computing and networking capabilities of its provisioned virtual machines. The results of our investigation reveal the performance of general usage scenarios in a local cloud, give an insight for businesses planning to move to the cloud and provide hints where further development or fine tuning is needed in order to improve OpenStack systems.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Schmidt A., Tornyai R., Gibizer B., Pflanzner T. and Kertesz A. (2016). Performance Analysis of an OpenStack Private Cloud . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 2: CLOSER, ISBN 978-989-758-182-3, pages 282-289. DOI: 10.5220/0005899502820289

in Bibtex Style

author={Anita Schmidt and Roland Tornyai and Balazs Gibizer and Tamas Pflanzner and Attila Kertesz},
title={Performance Analysis of an OpenStack Private Cloud},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 2: CLOSER,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 2: CLOSER,
TI - Performance Analysis of an OpenStack Private Cloud
SN - 978-989-758-182-3
AU - Schmidt A.
AU - Tornyai R.
AU - Gibizer B.
AU - Pflanzner T.
AU - Kertesz A.
PY - 2016
SP - 282
EP - 289
DO - 10.5220/0005899502820289