Advanced Research on Cloud Computing Design and Applications

Advanced Research on Cloud Computing Design and Applications

Shadi Aljawarneh (Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: September, 2015|Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 388
ISBN13: 9781466686762|ISBN10: 1466686766|EISBN13: 9781466686779|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8676-2


Modern society requires a specialized, persistent approach to IT service delivery. Cloud computing offers the most logical answer through a highly dynamic and virtualized resource made available by an increasing number of service providers.

Advanced Research on Cloud Computing Design and Applications shares the latest high quality research results on cloud computing and explores the broad applicability and scope of these trends on an international scale, venturing into the hot-button issue of IT services evolution and what we need to do to be prepared for future developments in cloud computing. This book is an essential reference source for researchers and practitioners in the field of cloud computing, as well as a guide for students, academics, or anyone seeking to learn more about advancement in IT services.

This publication features chapters covering a broad range of relevant topics, including cloud computing for e-government, cloud computing in the public sector, security in the cloud, hybrid clouds and outsourced data, IT service personalization, and supply chain in the cloud.

Topics Covered

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

  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
  • Cloud Computing in the Public Sector
  • Cloud Security
  • Data Intensive Cloud Computing
  • Hybrid Clouds and Outsourced Data
  • IT Service Personalization
  • Multi-Cloud Systems
  • Supply Chain in the Cloud

Reviews and Testimonials

This volume draws together 20 articles on cloud computing design and applications, by computer scientists and others from Australia, the Middle East, Europe, the US, New Zealand, and India. They describe the role of entrepreneurship in the cloud computing context and the importance of innovative system usage; cloud computing in e-government and local government; cloud computing and the supply chain; system benchmarking in public clouds like Amazon's EC2, Microsoft's Azure, and Google's App Engine, security issues; federated-cloud environments, and more.

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Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Shadi Aljawarneh is a researcher and an associate professor, Software Engineering, at Isra University. He holds a BSc degree in Computer Science from Jordan Yarmouk University, a MSc degree in Information Technology from Western Sydney University and a PhD in Software Engineering from Northumbria University-England. He is currently an associate professor in faculty of IT in Isra University, Jordan, where he has worked since 2008. His research is centered in web and network security, e-learning, bioinformatics, Cloud Computing and ICT fields. Aljawarneh has presented at and been on the organizing committees for a number of international conferences and is a board member of the International Community for ACM, Jordan ACM Chapter, ACS, and others. A number of his papers have been selected as "Best Papers" in conferences and journals.