publication . Conference object . Other literature type . 2019

A Blockchain based Witness Model for Trustworthy Cloud Service Level Agreement Enforcement

Zhou, Huan; Ouyang, Xue; Ren, Zhijie; Su, Jinshu; de Laat, Cees; Zhao, Zhiming;
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  • Published: 27 Apr 2019
  • Publisher: IEEE
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
Traditional cloud Service Level Agreement (SLA) suffers from lacking a trustworthy platform for automatic enforcement. The emerging blockchain technique brings in an immutable solution for tracking transactions among business partners. However, it is still very challenging to prove the credibility of possible violations in the SLA before recording them onto the blockchain. To tackle this challenge, we propose a witness model using game theory and the smart contract techniques. The proposed model extends the existing service model with a new role called “witness” for detecting and reporting service violations. Witnesses gain revenue as an incentive for performing...
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free text keywords: Blockchain, Cloud
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