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  1. Research

    THUNDER: helping underfunded NPO’s distribute electronic resources

    As federal funding in many public non-profit organizations (NPO’s) seems to be dwindling, it is of the utmost importance that efforts are focused on reducing operating costs of needy organizations, such as pub...

    Gabriel Loewen, Jeffrey Galloway, Jeffrey Robinson, Xiaoyan Hong and Susan Vrbsky

    Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications 2013 2:24

    Published on: 21 December 2013

  2. Research

    An improved task assignment scheme for Hadoop running in the clouds

    Nowadays, data-intensive problems are so prevalent that numerous organizations in various industries have to face them in their business operation. It is often crucial for enterprises to have the capability of...

    Wei Dai and Mostafa Bassiouni

    Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications 2013 2:23

    Published on: 18 December 2013

  3. Research

    Data management in cloud environments: NoSQL and NewSQL data stores

    Advances in Web technology and the proliferation of mobile devices and sensors connected to the Internet have resulted in immense processing and storage requirements. Cloud computing has emerged as a paradigm ...

    Katarina Grolinger, Wilson A Higashino, Abhinav Tiwari and Miriam AM Capretz

    Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications 2013 2:22

    Published on: 18 December 2013

  4. Research

    A decision framework for placement of applications in clouds that minimizes their carbon footprint

    Cloud computing gives users much freedom on where they host their computation and storage. However the CO2 emission of a job depends on the location and the energy efficiency of the data centers where it is run. ...

    Marc X Makkes, Arie Taal, Anwar Osseyran and Paola Grosso

    Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications 2013 2:21

    Published on: 17 December 2013

  5. Research

    An elastic virtual infrastructure for research applications (ELVIRA)

    Cloud computing infrastructures provide a way for researchers to source the computational and storage resources they require to conduct their work and to collaborate within distributed research teams. We provi...

    Alex Voss, Adam Barker, Mahboubeh Asgari-Targhi, Adriaan van Ballegooijen and Ian Sommerville

    Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications 2013 2:20

    Published on: 25 November 2013

  6. Review

    A survey on securing the virtual cloud

    The paper presents a survey and analysis of the current security measures implemented in cloud computing and the hypervisors that support it. The viability of an efficient virtualization layer has led to an ex...

    Robert Denz and Stephen Taylor

    Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications 2013 2:17

    Published on: 6 November 2013

  7. Research

    Discrete control for ensuring consistency between multiple autonomic managers

    The increasing complexity of computer systems has led to the automation of administration functions, in the form of autonomic managers. Today many autonomic managers are available but they mostly address a spe...

    Soguy Mak karé Gueye, Noël De Palma, Eric Rutten, Alain Tchana and Daniel Hagimont

    Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications 2013 2:16

    Published on: 31 October 2013

  8. Research

    Enabling actionable analytics for mobile devices: performance issues of distributed analytics on Hadoop mobile clusters

    Significant innovations in mobile technologies are enabling mobile users to make real-time actionable decisions based on balancing opportunities and risks to take coordinated actions with other users in their ...

    Seungbae Lee, Kanika Grover and Alvin Lim

    Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications 2013 2:15

    Published on: 1 October 2013

  9. Research

    An on-demand scaling stereoscopic 3D video streaming service in the cloud

    We describe a web service providing a complete stereoscopic 3D video multi-stream cloud application to serve a potentially very large number of clients over the Internet. The system architecture consists of a ...

    Maximilian Hoecker and Marcel Kunze

    Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications 2013 2:14

    Published on: 25 September 2013

  10. Research

    Cloud repositories for research data – addressing the needs of researchers

    This paper describes the problems and explores potential solutions for providing long term storage and access to research outputs, focusing mainly on research data. The ready availability of cloud storage and ...

    Simon Waddington, Jun Zhang, Gareth Knight, Jens Jensen, Roger Downing and Cheney Ketley

    Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications 2013 2:13

    Published on: 15 June 2013

  11. Research

    Experiences in building a mOSAIC of clouds

    The diversity of Cloud computing services is challenging the application developers as various and non-standard interfaces are provided for these services. Few middleware solutions were developed until now to ...

    Dana Petcu, Beniamino Di Martino, Salvatore Venticinque, Massimiliano Rak, Tamás Máhr, Gorka Esnal Lopez, Fabrice Brito, Roberto Cossu, Miha Stopar, Svatopluk Šperka and Vlado Stankovski

    Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications 2013 2:12

    Published on: 24 May 2013

  12. Research

    Cloud-Based Code Execution Framework for scientific problem solving environments

    In this paper we present a novel Code Execution Framework that can execute code of different problem solving environments (PSE), such as MATLAB, R and Octave, in parallel. In many e-Science domains different s...

    Thomas Ludescher, Thomas Feilhauer and Peter Brezany

    Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications 2013 2:11

    Published on: 10 May 2013

  13. Research

    Trust mechanisms for cloud computing

    Trust is a critical factor in cloud computing; in present practice it depends largely on perception of reputation, and self assessment by providers of cloud services. We begin this paper with a survey of exist...

    Jingwei Huang and David M Nicol

    Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications 2013 2:9

    Published on: 24 April 2013

  14. Research

    Cloud computing for the architecture, engineering & construction sector: requirements, prototype & experience

    The Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC) sector is a highly fragmented, data intensive, project based industry, involving a number of very different professions and organisations. Projects carried ou...

    Thomas H Beach, Omer F Rana, Yacine Rezgui and Manish Parashar

    Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications 2013 2:8

    Published on: 4 April 2013

  15. Research

    Flood modelling for cities using Cloud computing

    Urban flood risk modelling is a highly topical example of intensive computational processing. Such processing is increasingly required by a range of organisations including local government, engineering consul...

    Vassilis Glenis, Andrew Stephen McGough, Vedrana Kutija, Chris Kilsby and Simon Woodman

    Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications 2013 2:7

    Published on: 22 March 2013

  16. Research

    Fair Benchmarking for Cloud Computing systems

    The performance of Cloud systems is a key concern, but has typically been assessed by the comparison of relatively few Cloud systems, and often on the basis of just one or two features of performance. In this ...

    Lee Gillam, Bin Li, John O’Loughlin and Anuz Pratap Singh Tomar

    Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications 2013 2:6

    Published on: 7 March 2013

  17. Research

    My private cloud – granting federated access to cloud resources

    We describe the research undertaken in the six month JISC/EPSRC funded My Private Cloud project, in which we built a demonstration cloud file storage service that allows users to login to it, by using their ex...

    David W Chadwick, Matteo Casenove and Kristy Siu

    Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications 2013 2:3

    Published on: 13 February 2013

  18. Research

    Towards a cloud-based integrity measurement service

    The aim of this paper is to propose the use of a cloud-based integrity management service coupled with a trustworthy client component – in the form of the Trust Extension Device (TED) platform – as a means to to ...

    John Zic and Thomas Hardjono

    Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications 2013 2:4

    Published on: 13 February 2013

  19. Research

    Clouds in Space: Scientific Computing using Windows Azure

    In this paper we report upon the cloud-based solution that we designed and implemented for space situational awareness. We begin by introducing the background to the work and to the area of space situational a...

    Steven J Johnston, Neil S O’Brien, Hugh G Lewis, Elizabeth E Hart, Adam White and Simon J Cox

    Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications 2013 2:2

    Published on: 22 January 2013

  20. Research

    Cache performance models for quality of service compliance in storage clouds

    With the growing popularity of cloud-based data centres as the enterprise IT platform of choice, there is a need for effective management strategies capable of maintaining performance within SLA and QoS parame...

    Ernest Sithole, Aaron McConnell, Sally McClean, Gerard Parr, Bryan Scotney, Adrian Moore and Dave Bustard

    Journal of Cloud Computing: Advances, Systems and Applications 2013 2:1

    Published on: 10 January 2013

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