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Performance assessment of cloud applications
Thesis title in Czech: Performance assessment of cloud applications
Thesis title in English: Performance assessment of cloud applications
Academic year of topic announcement: 2017/2018
Type of assignment: diploma thesis
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Department: Department of Distributed and Dependable Systems (32-KDSS)
Supervisor: doc. RNDr. Tomáš Bureš, Ph.D.
Author: hidden - assigned and confirmed by the Study Dept.
Date of registration: 31.03.2018
Date of assignment: 04.04.2018
Confirmed by Study dept. on: 09.04.2018
Guidelines
Modern CPS and mobile applications like augmented reality or coordinated driving, etc. are envisioned to combine edge-cloud processing with real-time requirements. The real-time requirements however create a brand new challenge for cloud processing which has traditionally been best-effort. A key to guaranteeing real-time requirements is the understanding of how services sharing resources in the cloud interact on the performance level.
The objective of the thesis is to design a mechanism which helps to categorize cloud applications based on the type of their workload. This should result in specification of a model defining a set of applications which can be deployed on a single node, while guaranteeing a certain quality of the service. It should be also able to find the optimal node where the application could be deployed.
References
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