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Cloud Computing

Methodology, Systems, and Applications

Edited by: Lizhe Wang , Rajiv Ranjan , Jinjun Chen , Boualem Benatallah

Print publication date:  October  2011
Online publication date:  October  2011

Print ISBN: 9781439856413
eBook ISBN: 9781439856420
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b11149
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Book description

Cloud computing has created a shift from the use of physical hardware and locally managed software-enabled platforms to that of virtualized cloud-hosted services. Cloud assembles large networks of virtual services, including hardware (CPU, storage, and network) and software resources (databases, message queuing systems, monitoring systems, and load-balancers).

As Cloud continues to revolutionize applications in academia, industry, government, and many other fields, the transition to this efficient and flexible platform presents serious challenges at both theoretical and practical levels?ones that will often require new approaches and practices in all areas. Comprehensive and timely, Cloud Computing: Methodology, Systems, and Applications summarizes progress in state-of-the-art research and offers step-by-step instruction on how to implement it.

Summarizes Cloud Developments, Identifies Research Challenges, and Outlines Future Directions

Ideal for a broad audience that includes researchers, engineers, IT professionals, and graduate students, this book is designed in three sections:

  • Fundamentals of Cloud Computing: Concept, Methodology, and Overview
  • Cloud Computing Functionalities and Provisioning
  • Case Studies, Applications, and Future Directions

It addresses the obvious technical aspects of using Cloud but goes beyond, exploring the cultural/social and regulatory/legal challenges that are quickly coming to the forefront of discussion. Properly applied as part of an overall IT strategy, Cloud can help small and medium business enterprises (SMEs) and governments in optimizing expenditure on application-hosting infrastructure. This material outlines a strategy for using Cloud to exploit opportunities in areas including, but not limited to, government, research, business, high-performance computing, web hosting, social networking, and multimedia.

With contributions from a host of internationally recognized researchers, this reference delves into everything from necessary changes in users? initial mindset to actual physical requirements for the successful integration of Cloud into existing in-house infrastructure. Using case studies throughout to reinforce concepts, this book also addresses recent advances and future directions in methodologies, taxonomies, IaaS/SaaS, data management and processing, programming models, and applications.

Table of contents

Chapter  1:  Cloud Computing Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Cloud Computing and Startups Download PDF
Chapter  3:  A Taxonomy of Interoperability for IaaS Download PDF
Chapter  4:  A Taxonomy Study on Cloud Computing Systems and Technologies Download PDF
Chapter  5:  A Network-Oriented Survey and Open Issues in Cloud Computing Download PDF
Chapter  6:  A Taxonomy of QoS Management and Service Selection Methodologies for Cloud Computing Download PDF
Chapter  7:  An Introduction to Open-Source IaaS Cloud Middleware Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Cloud Computing Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Intercloud Download PDF
Chapter  10:  TS3 Download PDF
Chapter  11:  High Performance Computing Clouds Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Multitenancy Download PDF
Chapter  13:  SOA and QoS Management for Cloud Computing Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Auto-Scaling, Load Balancing and Monitoring in Commercial and Open-Source Clouds Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Monitoring Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Cloud Bursting Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Energy-Efficiency Models for Resource Provisioning and Application Migration in Clouds Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Security, Privacy and Trust Management Issues for Cloud Computing Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Fundamentals of Cloud Application Architecture Download PDF
Chapter  20:  An Ontology for the Cloud in mOSAIC Download PDF
Chapter  21:  On the Spectrum of Web Scale Data Management Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Leasing Videoconference Resources on Hybrid Clouds Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Advanced Computing Services for Radiotherapy Treatment Planning on Cloud Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Cloud Security Requirements Analysis and Security Policy Development Using HOOMT Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Exploring the Use of Hybrid HPC-Grids/Clouds Infrastructure for Science and Engineering Download PDF
Chapter  26:  RestFS Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Aneka Cloud Application Platform and Its Integration with Windows Azure Download PDF
Bibliography Download PDF
prelims Download PDF
Figures Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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