Navigating the Clouds With a MAP
This paper presents a management platform referred to as the Morphable Applications Platform (MAP) that supports the deployment and management of applications on a multi-cloud. Specifically, MAPs support two dimensions of adaptation not addressed previously: application-informed request routing and transposition across clouds. Specifically, a cluster is automatically moved from one datacenter to a second datacenter without service interruption and while preserving its state. A MAP represents the creation of a personal cloud fabric across a set of cloud providers. The authors have implemented a MAP on the public cloud and used it to deploy and manage an application.