Artikel in Tagungsband INPROC-2009-50

Mietzner, Ralph; Unger, Tobias; Titze, Robert; Leymann, Frank: Combining Different Multi-Tenancy Patterns in Service-Oriented Applications.
In: IEEE Computer Society (Hrsg): Proceedings of the 13th IEEE Enterprise Distributed Object Conference (EDOC 2009).
Universität Stuttgart, Fakultät Informatik, Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik.
S. 131-140, englisch.
IEEE, 2. Oktober 2009.
ISBN: 978-0-7695-3785-6; DOI: 10.1109/EDOC.2009.13.
Artikel in Tagungsband (Konferenz-Beitrag).
CR-Klassif.D.2.11 (Software Engineering Software Architectures)
H.4.1 (Office Automation)
Keywordsmulti-tenancy; SaaS; services; SOA; composite applications

Software as a service (SaaS) providers exploit economies of scale by offering the same instance of an application to multiple customers typically in a single-instance multitenant architecture model. Therefore the applications must be scalable, multi-tenant aware and configurable. In this paper we show how the services in a service-oriented SaaS application can be deployed using different multi-tenancy patterns. We describe how the chosen patterns influence the customizability, multi-tenant awareness and scalability of the application. Using the patterns we describe how individual services in a multitenant aware application can be not multi-tenant aware while maintaining the overall multi-tenant awareness of the application. We show based on a real-world example how the patterns can be used in practice and show how existing applications already use these patterns.

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Abteilung(en)Universität Stuttgart, Institut für Architektur von Anwendungssystemen
Eingabedatum10. Juni 2009
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