Research Area:  Cloud Computing
Containerization is widely discussed as a lightweight virtualization solution. Apart from exhibiting benefits over traditional virtual machines in the cloud, containers are especially relevant for platform-as-a-service (PaaS) clouds to manage and orchestrate applications through containers as an application packaging mechanism. This article discusses the requirements that arise from having to facilitate applications through distributed multicloud platforms.
Author(s) Name:  Claus Pahl
Journal name:   IEEE Cloud Computing
Publisher name:  IEEE
Volume Information:  Volume: 2, Issue: 3, May-June 2015, Page(s): 24 - 31
Paper Link:   https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7158965