We present the fundamentals for a toolkit for scalable and dependable service platforms and architectures that enable ﬂexible and dynamic provisioning of cloud services.
Contemporary cloud computing solutions have mainly focused on providing functionalities at levels close to the infrastructure, e.g., improved performance for virtualization of compute, storage, and network resources, as well as necessary fundamental functionality such as virtual machine (VM) migrations and server consolidation.
The cloud based delivery model for IT resources is revolutionizing the IT industry. Despite the marketing hype around “the cloud”, the paradigm itself is in a critical transition state from the laboratories to mass market.
The Data Capture and Auto Identiﬁcation Reference (DACAR) project provides an open e-Health service platform that reinforces
the integrity, security, conﬁdentiality and auditability of medical data throughout their life-cycle.