Emerging Research in Cloud Distributed Computing Systems

Emerging Research in Cloud Distributed Computing Systems

Susmit Bagchi (Gyeongsang National University, South Korea)
Release Date: March, 2015|Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 446
ISBN13: 9781466682139|ISBN10: 1466682132|EISBN13: 9781466682146|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8213-9


Traditional computing concepts are maturing into a new generation of cloud computing systems with wide-spread global applications. However, even as these systems continue to expand, they are accompanied by overall performance degradation and wasted resources.

Emerging Research in Cloud Distributed Computing Systems covers the latest innovations in resource management, control and monitoring applications, and security of cloud technology. Compiling and analyzing current trends, technological concepts, and future directions of computing systems, this publication is a timely resource for practicing engineers, technologists, researchers, and advanced students interested in the domain of cloud computing.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Cloud Applications
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Services
  • Information Technology
  • Mobile Cloud Computing
  • Security
  • Software Architecture

Reviews and Testimonials

This book brings together a diverse range of experts to explore potential ways for optimizing cloud computing systems. They address problems related to a variety of topics including resource management, control and monitoring, concurrency and models, and security. By analyzing current trends and exploring future direction of this exciting computing systems, the book will serve as an ideal reference for practical engineers, technologists, and researchers.

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Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Table of Contents
Susmit Bagchi
Susmit Bagchi
Chapter 1
José C. Delgado
Cloud platforms constitute distributed and heterogeneous systems. Interacting applications, possibly in different clouds, face relevant... Sample PDF
Distributed Interoperability in Heterogeneous Cloud Systems
Chapter 2
Md Hasanul Ferdaus, Manzur Murshed, Rodrigo N. Calheiros, Rajkumar Buyya
With the pragmatic realization of computing as a utility, Cloud Computing has recently emerged as a highly successful alternative IT paradigm. Cloud... Sample PDF
Network-Aware Virtual Machine Placement and Migration in Cloud Data Centers
Chapter 3
Grace A. Lewis, Sebastián Echeverría, Soumya Simanta, James Root, Ben Bradshaw
First responders and others operating in crisis environments increasingly make use of handheld devices to help with tasks such as face recognition... Sample PDF
Cloudlet-Based Cyber-Foraging in Resource-Limited Environments
Chapter 4
Nicola Cordeschi, Mohammad Shojafar, Danilo Amendola, Enzo Baccarelli
In this chapter, the authors develop the scheduler which optimizes the energy-vs.-performance trade-off in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Virtualized... Sample PDF
Energy-Saving QoS Resource Management of Virtualized Networked Data Centers for Big Data Stream Computing
Chapter 5
Vincent C. Emeakaroha, Marco A. S. Netto, Ivona Brandic, César A. F. De Rose
Keeping the quality of service defined by Service Level Agreements (SLAs) is a key factor to facilitate business operations of Cloud providers. SLA... Sample PDF
Application-Level Monitoring and SLA Violation Detection for Multi-Tenant Cloud Services
Chapter 6
Rafael Ferreira da Silva, Tristan Glatard, Frédéric Desprez
Science gateways, such as the Virtual Imaging Platform (VIP), enable transparent access to distributed computing and storage resources for... Sample PDF
Self-Management of Operational Issues for Grid Computing: The Case of the Virtual Imaging Platform
Chapter 7
Georgiana Copil, Daniel Moldovan, Hung Duc Le, Hong-Linh Truong, Schahram Dustdar, Chrystalla Sofokleous, Nicholas Loulloudes, Demetris Trihinas, George Pallis, Marios D. Dikaiakos, Ioannis Giannakopoulos, Nikolaos Papailiou, Ioannis Konstantinou, Craig Sheridan, Christos K. K. Loverdos, Evangelos Floros, Kam Star, Wei Xing
Today's complex cloud applications are composed of multiple components executed in multi-cloud environments. For such applications, the... Sample PDF
On Controlling Elasticity of Cloud Applications in CELAR
Chapter 8
Manjunath Gorentla Venkata, Stephen Poole
A parallel programming model is an abstraction of a parallel system that allows expression of both algorithms and shared data structures. To... Sample PDF
Parallel Programming Models and Systems for High Performance Computing
Chapter 9
Dariusz Mrozek
Bioinformatics as a scientific domain develops tools that enable understanding the wealth of information hidden in huge volumes of biological data.... Sample PDF
Cloud-Based Computing Architectures for Solving Hot Issues in Structural Bioinformatics
Chapter 10
Ahmed Shawish, Maria Salama
Healthcare is one of the most important sectors in all countries and significantly affects the economy. As such, the sector consumes an average of... Sample PDF
Cloud-Based Healthcare Systems: Emerging Technologies and Open Research Issues
Chapter 11
Qianqian Zhao, Maode Ma, Yuqing Zhang, Bingsheng He
Data sharing as one of the most popular service applications in cloud computing has received wide attention, which makes the consumers achieve the... Sample PDF
Access Control in Cloud Computing
Chapter 12
Security of the Cloud  (pages 363-404)
Khalid Al-Begain, Michal Zak, Wael Alosaimi, Charles Turyagyenda
The chapter presents current security concerns in the Cloud Computing Environment. The cloud concept and operation raise many concerns for cloud... Sample PDF
Security of the Cloud
About the Contributors

Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Susmit Bagchi has received Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree with honours from the University of Calcutta, India in 1993. He received Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) degree in Electronics Engineering from Nagpur University, India and Master of Engineering (M.E.) degree in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering from the Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, India in the year 1997 and 1999, respectively. He obtained Ph.D. (Engineering) degree in Information Technology from the Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, India in the year 2008. He has the diverse work experiences in both academia and industrial research environments. He worked for Defence R&D (India) as Scientist, Samsung R&D (India and S. Korea) as R&D Engineer/Technical Lead and Norwegian University of Science and Engineering (Norway) as a researcher. He also worked for Bengal Engineering and Science University (India) as a Lecturer, for the Sikkim Manipal University (India) as Reader and for Gyeongsang National University (South Korea) as Assistant Professor. Currently, he is holding the position of Associate Professor in the Department of Informatics, Gyeongsang National University (South Korea). His main research interests are comprised of Distributed Computing Systems and advanced Operating Systems.