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  1. Cloud computing is a ubiquitous network access model to a shared pool of configurable computing resources where available resources must be checked and scheduled using an efficient task scheduler to be assigne...

    Authors: Samir Elmougy, Shahenda Sarhan and Manar Joundy
    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2017 6:12
  2. SCADA systems allow users to monitor and/or control physical devices, processes, and events remotely and in real-time. As these systems are critical to industrial processes, they are often run on highly reliab...

    Authors: Philip Church, Harald Mueller, Caspar Ryan, Spyridon V. Gogouvitis, Andrzej Goscinski and Zahir Tari
    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2017 6:11
  3. The NIST definition of cloud computing has been accepted by the majority of the community as the best available description to fully capture the variety of factors which determine how different stakeholders cr...

    Authors: Neil Caithness, Michel Drescher and David Wallom
    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2017 6:10
  4. Data owners with large volumes of data can outsource spatial databases by taking advantage of the cost-effective cloud computing model with attractive on-demand features such as scalability and high computing ...

    Authors: Ibrahim Kamel, Ayesha M. Talha and Zaher Al Aghbari
    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2017 6:5
  5. Dynamic workloads in cloud computing can be managed through live migration of virtual machines from overloaded or underloaded hosts to other hosts to save energy and/or mitigate performance-related Service Lev...

    Authors: Dorian Minarolli, Artan Mazrekaj and Bernd Freisleben
    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2017 6:4
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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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  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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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