A Novel Multi-Tenant Architecture Design For Software As A Service Applications
- Publication Type:
- Conference Proceeding
- 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science, 2012, pp. 82 - 88
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Software as a Service (SaaS) is a web based delivery model which permits a third party provider offering software services to unlimited number of tenants based on multi-tenant architecture design. Multi tenancy is the primary characteristic of SaaS, it allows SaaS vendors to run a single instance application which supports multiple tenants on the same hardware and software infrastructure. This application should be highly configurable to meet tenantsâ expectations and business requirements. Nevertheless, configuring multi-tenant application is hard and complex task to accomplish. This paper is generally focusing on SaaS multi-tenancy in the context of providing a configurable architecture design to support multi-tenant applications in designing and developing a configurable multi-tenant database schema, User Interface, and access control. This novel configurable multi-tenant architecture design provides critical and fundamental solution to the development of multi tenant SaaS applications, once it is achieved it will be a vital contribution to SaaS industry.
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