eBook Cloud Computing: Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

  • Dan Marinescu
  • Published By: Morgan Kaufmann
  • ISBN-10: 0128128119
  • ISBN-13: 9780128128114
  • DDC: 004.6782
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 588 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released April 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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This book provides students and IT professionals with an in-depth analysis of the cloud from the ground up. After an introduction to network-centric computing and network-centric content in Chapter One, the book is organized into four sections. Section One reviews basic concepts of concurrency and parallel and distributed systems. Section Two presents such critical components of the cloud ecosystem as cloud service providers, cloud access, cloud data storage, and cloud hardware and software. Section Three covers cloud applications and cloud security, while Section Four presents research topics in cloud computing.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Preface to the Second Edition.
1: Introduction.
2: Cloud Service Providers and the Cloud Ecosystem.
Section 1.
3: Concurrency in the Cloud.
4: Parallel and Distributed Systems.
Section 2.
5: Cloud Access and Cloud Interconnection Networks.
6: Cloud Data Storage.
Section 3.
7: Cloud Applications.
8: Cloud Hardware and Software.
9: Cloud Resource Management and Scheduling.
10: Cloud Resource Virtualization.
Section 4.
11: Cloud Security.
12: Big Data, Data Streaming, and the Mobile Cloud.
13: Advanced Topics.
Appendix A Cloud Application Development.
Appendix B Cloud Projects.