Cloud Computing Advancements in Design, Implementation, and Technologies

Cloud Computing Advancements in Design, Implementation, and Technologies

Shadi Aljawarneh (Isra University, Jordan)
Release Date: July, 2012|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 338
ISBN13: 9781466618794|ISBN10: 1466618795|EISBN13: 9781466618800|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-1879-4


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 Advancements in Design, Implementation, and Technologies outlines advancements in the state-of-the-art, standards, and practices of cloud computing, in an effort to identify emerging trends that will ultimately define the future of the cloud. A valuable reference for academics and practitioners alike, this title covers topics such as virtualization technology, utility computing, cloud application services (SaaS), grid computing, and services computing.

Topics Covered

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

  • Cloud Computing Technologies
  • Cloud Enterprise Architectures
  • Cloud Platform Services
  • Cloud Security Engineering
  • Developments in Data Computing
  • Green Cloud Computing
  • Intrusion Detection and Response
  • Private and Public Clouds
  • Service Level Scalability
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)

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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.