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  1. Content type: Research

    One of the challenges of cloud computing is effective resource management due to its auto-scaling feature. Prediction techniques have been proposed for cloud computing to improve cloud resource management. Thi...

    Authors: Ali Yadavar Nikravesh, Samuel A. Ajila and Chung-Horng Lung

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2017 6:3

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    Migrating existing resources to cloud computing is a strategic organisational decision that can be difficult. It requires the consideration and evaluation of a wide range of technical and organisational aspect...

    Authors: Adel Alkhalil, Reza Sahandi and David John

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2017 6:2

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  3. Content type: Research

    Computation offloading is a promising way to improve the performance as well as reducing the battery power consumption of a mobile application by executing some parts of the application on a remote server. Rec...

    Authors: Xing Chen, Shihong Chen, Xuee Zeng, Xianghan Zheng, Ying Zhang and Chunming Rong

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2017 6:1

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    There is high demand for library routines that can be included into arbitrary programs and executed in parallel in the Cloud. So our approach is to provide a framework that supports the parallelized execution ...

    Authors: Thomas Feilhauer and Martin Sobotka

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2016 5:20

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    With the consolidation of computer services in large cloud-based data centers, almost all applications and even application development execute in virtualized systems (VS’s), sometimes nested. Whether it is in...

    Authors: Cédric Biancheri and Michel R. Dagenais

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2016 5:19

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  6. Content type: Review

    Cloud Computing has been used by different types of clients because it has many advantages, including the minimization of infrastructure resources costs, and its elasticity property, which allows services to b...

    Authors: Patricia T. Endo, Moisés Rodrigues, Glauco E. Gonçalves, Judith Kelner, Djamel H. Sadok and Calin Curescu

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2016 5:16

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  7. Content type: Research

    The Cloud Adoption Risk Assessment Model is designed to help cloud customers in assessing the risks that they face by selecting a specific cloud service provider. It evaluates background information obtained f...

    Authors: Erdal Cayirci, Alexandr Garaga, Anderson Santana de Oliveira and Yves Roudier

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2016 5:14

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  8. Content type: Research

    Although several cloud storage systems have been proposed, most of them can provide highly efficient point queries only because of the key-value pairs storing mechanism. For these systems, satisfying complex m...

    Authors: Jing He, Yue Wu, Yunyun Dong, Yunchun Zhang and Wei Zhou

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2016 5:10

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  9. Content type: Research

    Energy consumption for datacenter has grown significantly and the trend is still growing due to the increasing popularity of cloud computing. Datacenter networks (DCNs), however, are starting to consume a grea...

    Authors: Xiaolin Li, Chung-Horng Lung and Shikharesh Majumdar

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2016 5:9

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  10. Content type: Review

    With increased demand for computing resources at a lower cost by end-users, cloud infrastructure providers need to find ways to protect their revenue. To achieve this, infrastructure providers aim to increase ...

    Authors: Abdul R. Hummaida, Norman W. Paton and Rizos Sakellariou

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2016 5:7

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  11. Content type: Research

    Cloud computing is an emerging technology in the field of computing that provides access to a wide range of shared resources. The rapid growth of cloud computing has led to establishing numerous data centers a...

    Authors: Auday Al-Dulaimy, Wassim Itani, Ahmed Zekri and Rached Zantout

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2016 5:6

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  12. Content type: Research

    Enterprises are enhancing investments in cloud services setting up data centers to meet growing demand. A typical investment is of the order of millions of dollars, infrastructure and recurring cost included. ...

    Authors: Snehanshu Saha, Jyotirmoy Sarkar, Avantika Dwivedi, Nandita Dwivedi, Anand M. Narasimhamurthy and Ranjan Roy

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2016 5:1

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Cloud Computing 2016 5:13

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    Cloud service providers negotiate SLAs for customer services they offer based on the reliability of performance and availability of their lower-level platform infrastructure. While availability management is m...

    Authors: Li Zhang, Yichuan Zhang, Pooyan Jamshidi, Lei Xu and Claus Pahl

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2015 4:23

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  14. Content type: Research

    Cloud computing is an emerging, revenue generating and internet based technology, where computing power, storage and other resources are provided to the stakeholders in a single package. The traditional online...

    Authors: Sabout Nagaraju and Latha Parthiban

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2015 4:22

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    Cloud Computing is a successful paradigm for deploying scalable and highly available web applications at low cost. In real life scenarios, the applications are expected to be scalable and consistent. Data part...

    Authors: Swati Ahirrao and Rajesh Ingle

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2015 4:21

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  16. Content type: Research

    Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) has become one of the most dominant features that cloud computing offers nowadays. IaaS enables datacenter’s hardware to get virtualized which allows Cloud providers to creat...

    Authors: Mohammed Rashid Chowdhury, Mohammad Raihan Mahmud and Rashedur M. Rahman

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2015 4:20

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  17. Content type: Research

    Despite the rapid expansion and uptake of cloud based services, lack of trust in the provenance of such services represents a significant inhibiting factor in the further expansion of such service. This paper ...

    Authors: Bin Ye, Gareth Howells, Mustafa Haciosman and Frank Wang

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2015 4:19

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  18. Content type: Research

    Various services are now available in the Cloud, ranging from turnkey databases and application servers to high-level services such as continuous integration or source version control. To stand out of this div...

    Authors: Franck Chauvel, Hui Song, Nicolas Ferry and Franck Fleurey

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2015 4:18

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  19. Content type: Research

    New VM instances are created from static templates that contain the basic configuration of the VM to achieve elasticity with regards to capacity. Instance specific settings can be injected into the VM during t...

    Authors: Django Armstrong, Daniel Espling, Johan Tordsson, Karim Djemame and Erik Elmroth

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2015 4:17

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  20. Content type: Research

    Cloud computing has quickly become the de facto means to deploy large scale systems in a robust and cost effective manner. Central to the maintenance of large scale systems is monitoring which allows for the d...

    Authors: Jonathan Stuart Ward and Adam Barker

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2015 4:16

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  21. Content type: Research

    Cloud computing services are used in many businesses. However, little is known about the components of service value in B2B cloud computing services from a customer perspective. In the B2C service literature, ...

    Authors: Roland S. Padilla, Simon K. Milton and Lester W. Johnson

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2015 4:15

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  22. Content type: Research

    Cloud computing offers various computational resources via convenient on-demand service provision. Currently, heterogeneous services and cloud resources are usually utilized and managed through diverse service...

    Authors: Daren Fang, Xiaodong Liu, Imed Romdhani and Claus Pahl

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2015 4:14

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  23. Content type: Research

    Cloud computing paradigm has ushered in the need to provide resources to users in a scalable, flexible, and transparent fashion much like any other utility. This has led to a need for developing evaluation tec...

    Authors: Brett Snyder, Jordan Ringenberg, Robert Green, Vijay Devabhaktuni and Mansoor Alam

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2015 4:11

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  24. Content type: Research

    The data center network connecting the servers in a data center plays a crucial role in orchestrating the infrastructure to deliver peak performance to users. In order to meet high performance and reliability ...

    Authors: Ting Wang, Bo Qin, Zhiyang Su, Yu Xia, Mounir Hamdi, Sebti Foufou and Ridha Hamila

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2015 4:9

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  25. Content type: Research

    We present an algorithm for the automated verification of Linear Temporal Logic formulæ on event traces using an increasingly popular cloud computing framework called MapReduce. The algorithm can process multi...

    Authors: Sylvain Hallé and Maxime Soucy-Boivin

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2015 4:8

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  26. Content type: Research

    In the past few years, the concept of network virtualization has received significant attention from industry and research fora. This concept applies virtualization to networking infrastructures by enabling th...

    Authors: Sleiman Rabah, May El Barachi, Nadjia Kara, Rachida Dssouli and Joey Paquet

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2015 4:3

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  27. Content type: Research

    A large amount of land-use, environment, socio-economic, energy and transport data is generated in cities. An integrated perspective of managing and analysing such big data can answer a number of science, poli...

    Authors: Zaheer Khan, Ashiq Anjum, Kamran Soomro and Muhammad Atif Tahir

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2015 4:2

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  28. Content type: Research

    Outsourcing data to external providers has gained momentum with the advent of cloud computing. Encryption allows data confidentiality to be preserved when outsourcing data to untrusted external providers that ...

    Authors: Jens Köhler, Konrad Jünemann and Hannes Hartenstein

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2015 4:1

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  29. Content type: Research

    Monitoring is an important aspect of designing and maintaining large-scale systems. Cloud computing presents a unique set of challenges to monitoring including: on-demand infrastructure, unprecedented scalabil...

    Authors: Jonathan Stuart Ward and Adam Barker

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2014 3:24

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