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Cloud, Grid, and High Performance Computing

Recent advancements in cloud, grid, and high performance computing have transformed the way in which both individuals and organizations compute, communicate, and collaborate. This comprehensive book bundle includes 18 scholarly titles on a variety of topics related to grid and high performance computing, electronic services and service science, systems and software engineering, and many more. It is a valuable resource for academicians, researchers, and practitioners seeking knowledge on the latest practices and applications in the field.
Release date: October 1, 2012
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ISBN13: 9781466621336, EISBN13: 9781466621329, ISBN13 Print + Perpetual: 9781466621312
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The impact of emerging computer technologies has advanced the ways in which organizations and individuals perform.

The Cloud, Grid, and High Performance Computing compilation offers focused perspectives on new and established architectures and services. This valuable set of research includes 18 scholarly titles on electronic services, service science, high performance computing and many more. This collection represents IGI Global’s significant coverage of this constantly developing field.

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Books Included in this Collection

Cloud Computing Advancements in Design, Implementation, and Technologies
Shadi Aljawarneh (Isra University, Jordan). © 2013. 338 pages.
Cloud computing has revolutionized computer systems, providing greater dynamism and flexibility to a variety of operations. It can help businesses quickly and effectively adapt to market changes, and helps promote users’ continual access to vital information across platforms and devices.Cloud Computing...
Data Intensive Distributed Computing: Challenges and Solutions for Large-scale Information Management
Tevfik Kosar (University at Buffalo, USA). © 2012. 352 pages.
The trend in scientific, as well as commercial, applications from a diverse range of fields has been towards being more and more data-intensive over time.Data Intensive Distributed Computing: Challenges and Solutions for Large-scale Information Management focuses on the challenges of distributed...
Achieving Real-Time in Distributed Computing: From Grids to Clouds
Dimosthenis Kyriazis (National Technical University of Athens, Greece), Theodora Varvarigou (National Technical University of Athens, Greece), Kleopatra G. Konstanteli (National Technical University of Athens, Greece). © 2012. 330 pages.
Real-time systems are of importance to a large number of university laboratories and research institutes worldwide, and without the proper integration of real-time into distributed computing, institutions simply could not function.Achieving Real-Time in Distributed Computing: From Grids to Clouds...
Computational and Data Grids: Principles, Applications and Design
Nikolaos Preve (National Technical University of Athens, Greece). © 2012. 400 pages.
Grid computing promises to transform the way organizations and individuals compute, communicate, and collaborate.Computational and Data Grids: Principles, Applications and Design offers critical perspectives on theoretical frameworks, methodologies, implementations, and cutting edge research in grid...
Open Source Cloud Computing Systems: Practices and Paradigms
Luis M. Vaquero (Telefónica R&D Labs, Spain), Juan Cáceres (Telefónica R&D Labs, Spain), Juan J. Hierro (Telefónica R&D Labs, Spain). © 2012. 378 pages.
Cloud computing is a new paradigm devoted to the provision of every network resource available as a service to a variety of users.Open Source Cloud Computing Systems: Practices and Paradigms bridges the gap between solutions and users' needs. This book presents the most relevant open source cloud...
Software Reuse in the Emerging Cloud Computing Era
Hongji Yang (De Montfort University, UK), Xiaodong Liu (Edinburgh Napier University, UK). © 2012. 270 pages.
With the rapid development of computing hardware, high-speed network, web programming, distributed and parallel computing, and other technologies, cloud computing has recently emerged as a commercial reality.Software Reuse in the Emerging Cloud Computing Era targets a spectrum of readers, including...
Technology Integration Advancements in Distributed Systems and Computing
Nik Bessis (University of Derby, UK). © 2012. 426 pages.
The functionality of distributed computing systems has advanced greatly in recent months, and staying abreast of the latest research within the field is difficult.Technology Integration Advancements in Distributed Systems and Computing offers a vital compendium of research and developments within the...
Cloud Computing for Teaching and Learning: Strategies for Design and Implementation
Lee Chao (University of Houston-Victoria, USA). © 2012. 357 pages.
With its cost efficiency, enabling of collaboration and sharing of resources, and its ability to improve access, cloud computing is likely to play a big role in the classrooms of tomorrow.Cloud Computing for Teaching and Learning: Strategies for Design and Implementation provides the latest information...
Achieving Federated and Self-Manageable Cloud Infrastructures: Theory and Practice
Massimo Villari (Università degli Studi di Messina, Italy), Ivona Brandic (Vienna University of Technology, Austria), Francesco Tusa (Università degli Studi di Messina, Italy). © 2012. 489 pages.
Cloud computing presents a promising approach for implementing scalable information and communications technology systems for private and public, individual, community, and business use.Achieving Federated and Self-Manageable Cloud Infrastructures: Theory and Practice overviews current developments in...
Grid Technologies for E-Health: Applications for Telemedicine Services and Delivery
Ekaterine Kldiashvili (Georgian Telemedicine Union, Georgia). © 2011. 280 pages.
Grid computing has emerged as an important new field, distinguished from conventional distributed computing by its focus on large-scale resource sharing and innovative applications as well as an establishment for the creation of e-health networks.Grid Technologies for E-Health: Applications for...
Dynamic Reconfigurable Network-on-Chip Design: Innovations for Computational Processing and Communication
Jih-Sheng Shen (National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan), Pao-Ann Hsiung (National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan). © 2010. 384 pages.
Reconfigurable computing brings immense flexibility to on-chip processing while network-on-chip has improved flexibility in on-chip communication. Integrating these two areas of research reaps the benefits of both and represents the promising future of multiprocessor systems-on-chip.Dynamic...
Large-Scale Distributed Computing and Applications: Models and Trends
Valentin Cristea (Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania), Ciprian Dobre (Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania), Corina Stratan (Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania), Florin Pop (Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania), Alexandru Costan (Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania). © 2010. 276 pages.
Many applications follow the distributed computing paradigm, in which parts of the application are executed on different network-interconnected computers. The extension of these applications in terms of number of users or size has led to an unprecedented increase in the scale of the infrastructure that...
Novel Developments in Granular Computing: Applications for Advanced Human Reasoning and Soft Computation
JingTao Yao (University of Regina, Canada). © 2010. 570 pages.
One of the fastest growing areas in computer science, granular computing, covers theories, methodologies, techniques, and tools that make use of granules in complex problem solving and reasoning.Novel Developments in Granular Computing: Applications for Advanced Human Reasoning and Soft Computation...
Principles and Applications of Distributed Event-Based Systems
Annika M. Hinze (University of Waikato, New Zealand), Alejandro Buchmann (University of Waikato, New Zealand). © 2010. 538 pages.
Recently, the event-based paradigm, a burgeoning technology receiving attention in research as well as industry, has gained momentum in the commercial world causing a need for further research in the field. Principles and Applications of Distributed Event-Based Systems showcases event-based systems...
Grid Technology for Maximizing Collaborative Decision Management and Support: Advancing Effective Virtual Organizations
Nik Bessis (University of Bedfordshire, UK). © 2009. 360 pages.
Managers today are experiencing an increased focus on emergent collaborative technologies designed to enable virtual organization users to share resources and accomplish complex tasks better.Grid Technology for Maximizing Collaborative Decision Management and Support: Advancing Effective Virtual...
Handbook of Research on Grid Technologies and Utility Computing: Concepts for Managing Large-Scale Applications
Emmanuel Udoh (Sullivan University, USA), Frank Zhigang Wang (Cranfield University, UK). © 2009. 396 pages.
Today, many institutions and corporations are involved in various grid researches that involve improvement in concepts, protocols, applications, methods, and tools. To help capture the rapid growth in grid concepts and applications and chart the future direction in this field, a resource compiling...
Quantitative Quality of Service for Grid Computing: Applications for Heterogeneity, Large-Scale Distribution, and Dynamic Environments
Lizhe Wang (Institute of Scientific Computing, Germany), Jinjun Chen (Swinburne University of Technology, Australia), Wei Jie (University of Manchester, UK). © 2009. 528 pages.
Distinguished from conventional parallel and distributed computing, the innovative field of grid computing focuses on resources shared among geographically distributed sites, providing high qualitative services for users and applications.Quantitative Quality of Service for Grid Computing: Applications...
Rough Computing: Theories, Technologies and Applications
Aboul Ella Hassanien (Cairo University, Egypt), Zbigniew Suraj (University of Information Technology and Management, Poland), Dominik Slezak (University of Regina, Canada), Pawan Lingras (St Mary's University, Canada). © 2008. 314 pages.
Rough set theory is a new soft computing tool which deals with vagueness and uncertainty. It has attracted the attention of researchers and practitioners worldwide, and has been successfully applied to many fields such as knowledge discovery, decision support, pattern recognition, and machine...
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  • Electronic Services & Service Science
  • Grid & High Performance Computing
  • Systems & Software Engineering
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