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Erratum to: Design and implementation of a social networking platform for cloud deployment specialists

The Original Article was published on 01 September 2015

It has come to the publisher’s attention that the original PDF version of this article [1] unfortunately published many figures in the incorrect order. The order of the figures has been updated in the original PDF and is given for reference below.

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Integration of a collaborative social platform with repositories of information

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DSLs comprising CAMEL

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Evolution of total number of cookbooks on Chef Supermarket over time

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Engineering and social activities are seamlessly interweaved within the PaaSage professional network

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Personalized models page

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Application model page

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Models and components list

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List of currently running applications

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Users are constantly motivated to participate in social activities

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Automatic provision of context-sensitive assistance when available

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Evolutionary design of the application model overview panel

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Main navigation menu

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Statistical information and graphics for user’s models and components

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Architecture of the Elgg Social Networking engine. Page handlers refer to functionality of implemented plugins

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Application components. Component categories and components imported from Chef Supermarket

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Distribution of Chef cookbook categories

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Distribution of Chef cookbook dependencies in log-log scale

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Frequency of issues raised during the first evaluation iteration with users

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SUS scores

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Scores of the individual PaaSage features: registration, finding a model, model information, finding a component

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Users’ rating of model finding and model information

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User requests for DevOps features to be included in the PaaSage social network

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PaaSage features that were mostly liked by the users

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The execution history of different cloud deployments


  1. Magoutis K, Papoulas C, Papaioannou A, Karniavoura F, Akestoridis D-G, Parotsidis N, et al. Design and implementation of a social networking platform for cloud deployment specialists. J Internet Serv Appl. 2015; 6:19.

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Magoutis, K., Papoulas, C., Papaioannou, A. et al. Erratum to: Design and implementation of a social networking platform for cloud deployment specialists. J Internet Serv Appl 6, 20 (2015).

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