Critical Research on Scalability and Security Issues in Virtual Cloud Environments

Critical Research on Scalability and Security Issues in Virtual Cloud Environments

Shadi Aljawarneh (Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan) and Manisha Malhotra (Chandigarh University, India)
Release Date: December, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 341
ISBN13: 9781522530299|ISBN10: 1522530290|EISBN13: 9781522530305|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3029-9


Individual users and business organizations are shifting their data storage and utilizing cloud computing because of its easy availability and reduced costs. Although, this technology is creating an easy way to store, share, and access data, serious security concerns have been generated.

Critical Research on Scalability and Security Issues in Virtual Cloud Environments is a critical scholarly resource that examines the concept of cloud computing and explores the various shortcomings of using the cloud. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as cloud architecture for scalability, data vulnerability, and server virtualization management, this book is geared towards academicians, practitioners, and researchers seeking current research on developing effective security measures for cloud paradigm.

Topics Covered

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

  • Cloud Architecture for Scalability
  • Data Vulnerability
  • Designs of Scalability Services
  • Elasticity
  • Measure of Scalability
  • Security Architecture
  • Server Virtualization Management

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Shadi A. Aljawarneh is an associate professor, Software Engineering, at the Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan. 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 worked as an associate professor in faculty of IT in Isra University, Jordan since 2008. His research is centered in software engineering, 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 IEEE. A number of his papers have been selected as "Best Papers" in conferences and journals.
Dr. Manisha Malhotra working as an Associate Professor in University Institute of Computing, Chandigarh University, India. She has credible records of various degrees like Ph.D (Computer Science & Applications), MCA (With Distinction), BSC (Computer Science). She has published more than 20 research papers in various National / International Conferences, International Journal having indexed with Sci, Elsevier, Scopus, ACM. Dr. Malhotra is a member of various professional bodies like IEEE, CSI, IAENG. She is also a member of editorial boards of various journals. She has been awarded as Young Faculty in the field of Cloud Computing. Dr. Malhotra's research areas include Cloud Computing, Agent Technology, and Information Retrieval.