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Handbook of Cloud Computing

By Borko Furht , Armando Escalante

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This book introduces the basic concepts of cloud computing and cloud computing applications, and assesses current and emerging technologies. Includes systems, tools, and services of leading cloud computing providers Google, Yahoo, Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4419-6523-3
  • 656 Pages
  • User Level: Professionals
  • Publication Date: September 11, 2010
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • eBook Price: $199.00
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Cloud computing has become a significant technology trend. Experts believe cloud computing is currently reshaping information technology and the IT marketplace. The advantages of using cloud computing include cost savings, speed to market, access to greater computing resources, high availability, and scalability.Handbook of Cloud Computing includes contributions from world experts in the field of cloud computing from academia, research laboratories and private industry. This book presents the systems, tools, and services of the leading providers of cloud computing; including Google, Yahoo, Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft. The basic concepts of cloud computing and cloud computing applications are also introduced. Current and future technologies applied in cloud computing are also discussed. Case studies, examples, and exercises are provided throughout. Handbook of Cloud Computing is intended for advanced-level students and researchers in computer science and electrical engineering as a reference book. This handbook is also beneficial to computer and system infrastructure designers, developers, business managers, entrepreneurs and investors within the cloud computing related industry.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. PART I TECHNOLOGIES AND SYSTEMS.
  2. Cloud Computing Systems and Technologies.
  3. Cloud Computing: Technologies and Applications.
  4. Key Enabling Technologies for Virtual Private Clouds.
  5. The Role of Networks in Cloud Computing.
  6. Data
  7. Intensive Technologies for Cloud Computing.
  8. Storage and Fault Tolerant Strategies Used in Cloud Computing.
  9. Scheduling Service Oriented Workflows Inside Clouds using an Adaptive Agent Based Approach.
  10. The Role of Grid Computing Technologies, Techniques and Applications in Cloud Computing.
  11. CloudWeaver: Adaptive and Data
  12. driven Workload Manager for Generic Clouds.
  13. PART II ARCHITECTURES.
  14. Data Intensive Scientific Workflow Management in Cloud Computing.
  15. Enterprise Knowledge Clouds: Architecture and Technologies.
  16. Integration of High
  17. Performance Computing into Cloud Computing Services.
  18. Vertical Load Distribution for Cloud Computing via Multiple Implementation Options.
  19. PART III SERVICES.
  20. Clouds Types and Services.
  21. Service Scalability over the Cloud.
  22. How to Create Your Own Cloud Computing Services.
  23. A Novel Market
  24. oriented Dynamic Collaborative Cloud Service.
  25. PART IV APPLICATIONS.
  26. Enterprise Knowledge Clouds: Applications and Solutions.
  27. Open Science in the Cloud: Towards a Universal Platform for Scientific and Statistical Computing .
  28. Five Dimension Environmental data Resource Brokering on Computational Grids and Scientific Clouds.
  29. Is Cloud Computing Ready for the TOP500?.
  30. Scientific Data Management in the Cloud.
  31. Feasibility Study and Experience on Using Enterprise Cloud for Scientific Computing.
  32. Using Hybrid Grid/Cloud Computing Technologies for Environmental Data Elastic Storage, Processing, and Provisioning.
  33. Cloud@Home: a New Enhanced Computing Paradigm
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