PDL Abstract

Open Cirrus: A Global Cloud Computing Testbed

IEEE Computer, April 2010.

Arutyun I. Avetisyan, Institute for System Programming of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Roy Campbell, Indranil Gupta, Michael T. Heath, and Steven Y. Ko, University of Illinois at
Gregory R. Ganger, Carnegie Mellon University
Michael A. Kozuch and David O’Hallaron, Intel Labs
Marcel Kunze, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Thomas T. Kwan, Yahoo! Labs
Kevin Lai, Martha Lyons, and Dejan S. Milojicic, HP Labs
Hing Yan Lee, Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore
Ng Kwang Ming and Jing-Yuan Luke, Malaysian Institute of Microelectronic Systems
Han Namgong, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, South Korea
Yeng Chai Soh, Nanyang Technological University

Open Cirrus is a cloud computing testbed that, unlike existing alternatives, federates distributed data centers. It aims to spur innovation in systems and applications research and catalyze development of an
open source service stack for the cloud.