eBook Cloud Computing, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1447151070
  • ISBN-13: 9781447151074
  • DDC: 004.6782
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 347 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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This book presents both state-of-the-art research developments and practical guidance on approaches, technologies and frameworks for the emerging cloud paradigm. Topics and features: presents the state of the art in cloud technologies, infrastructures, and service delivery and deployment models; discusses relevant theoretical frameworks, practical approaches and suggested methodologies; offers guidance and best practices for the development of cloud-based services and infrastructures, and examines management aspects of cloud computing; reviews consumer perspectives on mobile cloud computing and cloud-based enterprise resource planning; explores software performance testing, open-source cloudware support, and assessment methodologies for modernization, migration and pre-migration; describes emerging new methodologies relevant to the cloud paradigm, and provides suggestions for future developments and research directions.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Cloud Infrastructures and Frameworks.
2: Metadata-Based Frameworks in the Context of Cloud Computing.
3: Architecting Scientific Data Systems in the Cloud.
4: Social, Dynamic and Custom-Based Clouds: Architecture, Services and Frameworks.
5: Consumer Cloud: Concepts, Vendor Solutions, Industry Applications and Way Forward.
6: Cloud Enablement and Management.
7: Role of Service Brokers in Cloud Computing.
8: Resource and Scheduling Management in Cloud Computing Application Paradigm.
9: Management Infrastructures for Power-Efficient Cloud Computing Architectures.
10: Cloud Perspectives and Patterns.
11: Cloud Computing: A Mobile Context-Awareness Perspective.
12: Potential Concerns and Common Benefits of Cloud-Based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).
13: Cloud Computing Solution Patterns: Infrastructural Solutions.
14: Cloud Computing Solution Patterns: Application and Platform Solutions.
15: Cloud Modernization and Migration.
16: Cloud Application Modernization and Migration Methodology.
17: An Assessment Tool to Prepare the Leap to the Cloud.
18: Leveraging Potential of Cloud for Software Performance Testing.
19: Open-Source Cloudware Support for the Portability of Applications Using Cloud Infrastructure Services.