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Mapping the SLA Landscape for High Performance Clouds

Feb 7, 2011 |

This in-depth article by Dr. Ivona Brandic notes that while a wealth of work has been accomplished to suit the technological development of clouds, there has yet been very little work done in the area of the market mechanisms that support them.
Service Level Agreement (SLA) mapping is a relatively new concept designed to standardize the way users find and use cloud service providers–and create the necessary environment for dynamic and open cloud markets.