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Interactive Use of Cloud Services: Amazon SQS and S3
12th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid'12), Ottawa, ON, Canada, May 13-16, 2012.
Hobin Yoon, Ada Gavrilovska, Karsten Schwan, Jim Donahue*
Georgia Institute of Technology
*Advanced Technology Labs, Adobe Systems
Interactive use of cloud services is of keen interest to science end users, including for storing and accessing shared data sets. This paper evaluates the viability of interactively using two important cloud services offered by Amazon: SQS (Simple Queue Service) and S3 (Simple Storage Service). Specifically, we first measure the send-to-receive message latencies of SQS and then determine and devise rate controls to obtain suitable latencies and latency variations. Second, for S3, when transferring data into the cloud, we determine that increased parallelism in TransferManager can significantly improve upload performance, achieving up to 4 times improvements with careful elimination of upload bottlenecks.
KEYWORDS: Cloud computing, Amazon Web Services, Simple queue services, Simple storage services
FULL PAPER: pdf