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  1. Content type: Research

    In a cloud computing environment there are two types of cost associated with the auto-scaling systems: resource cost and Service Level Agreement (SLA) violation cost. The goal of an auto-scaling system is to f...

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

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2018 7:20

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    This paper presents the LogDrive framework for mitigating the following problems of storage forensics in Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud environments: volatility, increasing volume of forensic data, a...

    Authors: Manabu Hirano, Natsuki Tsuzuki, Seishiro Ikeda and Ryotaro Kobayashi

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2018 7:18

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  3. Content type: Research

    The Internet of Things has the potential of transforming health systems through the collection and analysis of patient physiological data via wearable devices and sensor networks. Such systems can offer assist...

    Authors: Guto Leoni Santos, Patricia Takako Endo, Matheus Felipe Ferreira da Silva Lisboa Tigre, Leylane Graziele Ferreira da Silva, Djamel Sadok, Judith Kelner and Theo Lynn

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2018 7:16

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    A joint trust and risk model is introduced for federated cloud services. The model is based on cloud service providers’ performance history. It addresses provider and consumer concerns by relying on trusted th...

    Authors: Erdal Cayirci and Anderson Santana de Oliveira

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2018 7:14

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  5. Content type: Research

    This paper focuses on an integrated workload scheduling and pre-fetching model in a multimedia mobile cloud computing environment to enhance the performance of response time and reduce the cost to process mult...

    Authors: Kaveh Khorramnejad, Lilatul Ferdouse, Ling Guan and Alagan Anpalagan

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2018 7:13

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  6. Content type: Research

    Cloud computing provides on-demand resources and removes the boundaries of resources’ physical locations. By providing virtualized computing resources in an elastic manner over the internet, IaaS providers all...

    Authors: Sima Soltani, Patrick Martin and Khalid Elgazzar

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2018 7:12

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  7. Content type: Research

    Application deployment is a crucial operation for modern cloud providers. The ability to dynamically allocate resources and deploy a new application instance based on a user-provided description in a fully aut...

    Authors: Ioannis Giannakopoulos, Ioannis Konstantinou, Dimitrios Tsoumakos and Nectarios Koziris

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2018 7:11

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  8. Content type: Research

    Cloud computing is a paradigm that provides services through the Internet. The paradigm has been influenced by previously available technologies (for example cluster, peer-to-peer, and grid computing) and has ...

    Authors: Julian Araujo, Paulo Maciel, Ermeson Andrade, Gustavo Callou, Vandi Alves and Paulo Cunha

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2018 7:7

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  9. Content type: Research

    A key challenge in porting enterprise software systems to the cloud is the migration of their database. Choosing a cloud provider and service option (e.g., a database-as-a-service or a manually configured set ...

    Authors: Martyn Ellison, Radu Calinescu and Richard F. Paige

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2018 7:6

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  10. Content type: Research

    Cloud computing datacenters consume huge amounts of energy, which has high cost and large environmental impact. There has been significant amount of research on dynamic power management, which shuts down unuti...

    Authors: Shahin Vakilinia

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2018 7:2

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Cloud Computing 2018 7:19

  11. Content type: Research

    A common cloud forensic model proposed by researchers is ‘Cloud-Forensic-as-a-Service’ where consumers have to access it as a service to collect forensic data from cloud environments. The ‘Cloud-Forensic-as-a-...

    Authors: Ahmed Nour Moussa, Norafida Ithnin and Anazida Zainal

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2018 7:1

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  12. Content type: Research

    This research focuses on the automatic provisioning of cloud resources by an intermediary enterprise. This enterprise provides a virtual private cloud for a single client enterprise by using resources from a p...

    Authors: Anshuman Biswas, Shikharesh Majumdar, Biswajit Nandy and Ali El-Haraki

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2017 6:29

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  13. Content type: Research

    Media Edge Cloud Data Centers (MEC-DCs) that are interconnected by a Metro Network were selected as infrastructure to enhance the Quality of Experience (QoE) for end users of multimedia applications. Unlike th...

    Authors: Abdallah Jarray, Ahmed Karmouch, Javier Salazar, Jocelyne Elias, Ahmed Mehaoua and Faisal Zaman

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2017 6:27

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  14. Content type: Research

    In the last few years, research has been motivated to provide a categorization and classification of security concerns accompanying the growing adaptation of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) clouds. Studies ...

    Authors: Noëlle Rakotondravony, Benjamin Taubmann, Waseem Mandarawi, Eva Weishäupl, Peng Xu, Bojan Kolosnjaji, Mykolai Protsenko, Hermann de Meer and Hans P. Reiser

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2017 6:26

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  15. Content type: Research

    Energy-hungry data centers attract researchers’ attention to energy consumption minimization–a challenge confronted by both industry and academia. To assure the server reliability, its instantaneous temperatur...

    Authors: Lijun Fu, Jianxiong Wan, Jie Yang, Dongdong Cao and Gefei Zhang

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2017 6:25

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  16. Content type: Software

    This paper describes the development and implementation of a lightweight software solution, called OSSperf, which can be used to investigate the performance of object-based public cloud storage services like A...

    Authors: Christian Baun, Henry-Norbert Cocos and Rosa-Maria Spanou

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2017 6:24

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  17. Content type: Review

    Virtualization techniques effectively handle the growing demand for computing, storage, and communication resources in large-scale Cloud Data Centers (CDC). It helps to achieve different resource management ob...

    Authors: Anita Choudhary, Mahesh Chandra Govil, Girdhari Singh, Lalit K. Awasthi, Emmanuel S. Pilli and Divya Kapil

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2017 6:23

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  18. Content type: Research

    The widespread use of digital images has led to a new challenge in digital image forensics. These images can be used in court as evidence of criminal cases. However, digital images are easily manipulated which...

    Authors: Muhammad Faiz, Nor Badrul Anuar, Ainuddin Wahid Abdul Wahab, Shahaboddin Shamshirband and Anthony T. Chronopoulos

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2017 6:18

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  19. Content type: Research

    Cloud computing has been established as a technology for providing needs-orientated and use-dependent IT resources, which now are being used more frequently for business information systems. Particularly in te...

    Authors: André Müller, André Ludwig and Bogdan Franczyk

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2017 6:15

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  20. Content type: Research

    The energy consumption of cloud computing continues to be an area of significant concern as data center growth continues to increase. This paper reports on an energy efficient interoperable cloud architecture ...

    Authors: Django Armstrong, Karim Djemame and Richard Kavanagh

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2017 6:14

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  21. Content type: Review

    Cloud computing evolved from the concept of utility computing, which is defined as the provision of computational and storage resources as a metered service. Another key characteristic of cloud computing is mu...

    Authors: Nelson Mimura Gonzalez, Tereza Cristina Melo de Brito Carvalho and Charles Christian Miers

    Citation: Journal of Cloud Computing 2017 6:13

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  22. Content type: Research

    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

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  23. Content type: Research

    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

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  24. Content type: Research

    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

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  25. Content type: Research

    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

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  26. Content type: Research

    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

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