Sustainability forecast for cloud migration

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Rahman, Alifah Aida Lope Abdul and Islam, S. 2015. Sustainability forecast for cloud migration. in: IEEE 9th International Symposium on the Maintenance and Evolution of Service-Oriented and Cloud-Based Environments (MESOCA) IEEE. pp. 31-35
AuthorsRahman, Alifah Aida Lope Abdul and Islam, S.
Abstract

In this paper, a sustainability driven approach is proposed to measure the viability of cloud migration. The decision on cloud migration is based on sustainability dimensions, i.e., economic, environmental, social and technology, and risks associated with in these dimensions. We use Analytic Hierarchy Process and fuzzy scale to prioritize the sustainability dimensions based on a migration context to calculate Total Sustainability Index (TSI). TSI is then used to determine the viability of cloud migration according to three different scales, i.e., convincing, moderate, and ineffective. Finally, we used a practical migration use case from Ministry of Health (MoH), Malaysia to demonstrate the applicability of our work. The results from the studied context concluded that economic and business continuity are the key influential concerns for a sustainable cloud migration.

Keywordsanalytic hierarchy process; Cloud migration decision; sustainability; economic; technology; risk
Book titleIEEE 9th International Symposium on the Maintenance and Evolution of Service-Oriented and Cloud-Based Environments (MESOCA)
Page range31-35
Year2015
PublisherIEEE
Publication dates
Print12 Nov 2015
Publication process dates
Deposited09 Mar 2017
EventIEEE 9th International Symposium on the Maintenance and Evolution of Service-Oriented and Cloud-Based Environments (MESOCA)
ISBN978-1-4673-7935-9
978-1-4673-7934-2
978-1-4673-7936-6
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1109/MESOCA.2015.7328123
FunderPublic Service Department and the National Audit Department of Malaysia
Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
Public Service Department and the National Audit Department of Malaysia
Austrian Science Fund
Web address (URL)http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7328123/?reload=true
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