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Advanced Research on Cloud Computing Design and Applications

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Modern society requires a specialized, persistent approach to IT service delivery. Cloud computing offers the most logical answer through a highly dynamic and virtualized resource made available by an increasing number of service providers. Advanced Research on Cloud Computing Design and Applications shares the latest high quality research results on cloud computing and explores the broad applicability and scope of these trends on an international scale, venturing into the hot-button issue of IT services evolution and what we need to do to be prepared for future developments in cloud computing. This book is an essential reference source for researchers and practitioners in the field of cloud computing, as well as a guide for students, academics, or anyone seeking to learn more about advancement in IT services. This publication features chapters covering a broad range of relevant topics, including cloud computing for e-government, cloud computing in the public sector, security in the cloud, hybrid clouds and outsourced data, IT service personalization, and supply chain in the cloud.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Associate Editors
    2. International Editorial Review Board
  6. Preface
    1. BOOK DESCRIPTION, MISSION, AND OBJECTIVES
    2. WHAT THIS BOOK COVERS
    3. FUTURE TRENDS IN CLOUD COMPUTING RESEARCH ADVANCEMENTS IN DESIGN AND APPLICATIONS
    4. FEEDBACK
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Chapter 1: An Entrepreneurial Approach to Cloud Computing Design and Application
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
    5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH SUGGESTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Chapter 2: Using Cloud Computing for E-Government
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. E-GOVERNMENT
    4. 3. CLOUD COMPUTING
    5. 4. THE BENEFITS OF USING CLOUD COMPUTING FOR E-GOVERNMENT
    6. 5. DISCUSSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    7. 6. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  10. Chapter 3: Supply Chain in the Cloud
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CLOUD COMPUTING AND SUPPLY CHAIN: OPPORTUNITIES AND BARRIERS
    4. A GENERIC, CLOUD-BASED TREATMENT OF SC
    5. DISCUSSION
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Chapter 4: System Benchmarking on Public Clouds
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. PLATFORM
    4. 3. RELATED WORK
    5. 4. TRADITIONAL SYSTEM LEVEL BENCHMARKS
    6. 4.4 STREAM
    7. 5. RESULTS AND COMPARISONS
    8. 6. CONCLUSION
    9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  12. Chapter 5: Approaches to Cloud Computing in the Public Sector
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE CONCEPT OF CLOUD COMPUTING
    4. THE CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK FOR IMPLEMENTING CLOUD COMPUTING IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT
    5. RESEARCH QUESTIONS
    6. RESEARCH METHOD AND DESIGN
    7. DISCUSSION
    8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  13. Chapter 6: A Mechanism for Securing Hybrid Cloud Outsourced Data
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE
    4. 3. SECURE DATA TRANSMISSION ALGORITHM WITH PREEMPTION CONTROL ALGORITHM
    5. 4. SIMULATION
    6. 5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    7. REFERENCES
  14. Chapter 7: Optimal Resource Provisioning in Federated-Cloud Environments
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. SYSTEM DESIGN
    4. 3. ANALYTICAL MODEL
    5. 4. PERFORMANCE MEASURES
    6. 5. NUMERICAL RESULTS
    7. 6. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  15. Chapter 8: Towards Future IT Service Personalization
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CHARACTERIZATION OF PERSONAL CLOUDS
    4. DIMENSIONS OF A PERSONAL CLOUD
    5. GOVERNANCE FOR SECURITY AND PRIVACY
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  16. Chapter 9: User Preference-Based Web Service Composition and Execution Framework
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. WSCE FRAMEWORK ARCHITECTURE
    4. WSCE AGENT
    5. DOMAIN REGISTRIES
    6. QoS CERTIFIER
    7. ANALYSIS AND VALIDATION
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  17. Chapter 10: Cloud Security Engineering Concept and Vision
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RELATED WORK
    4. CLOUD THREATS
    5. A VISION AND STRATEGY TO MITIGATE OR AVOID CLOUD SECURITY CONCERNS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
  18. Chapter 11: Fairness-Aware Task Allocation for Heterogeneous Multi-Cloud Systems
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RELATED WORK
    4. MODELS AND PROBLEM STATEMENT
    5. PROPOSED ALGORITHM
    6. PERFORMANCE METRICS
    7. EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  19. Chapter 12: Submesh Allocation in 3D Mesh Multicomputers Using Free Lists
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. PRELIMINARIES
    4. 3. CONTIGUOUS ALLOCATION STRATEGIES
    5. 4. TCBFL STRATEGY
    6. 5. JOB SCHEDULING STRATEGIES
    7. 6. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
    8. 7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  20. Chapter 13: Cloud Computing in the 21st Century
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. IMPACT OF CLOUD COMPUTING
    4. IMPLICATIONS FOR RESEARCH
    5. IMPLICATIONS FOR MANAGEMENT
    6. RECOMMENDATION
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  21. Chapter 14: Bio-Inspired Private Information Retrieval System over Cloud Service Using the Social Bees' Lifestyle with a 3D Visualisation
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND
    3. STATE OF THE ART
    4. MOTIVATION
    5. EXPERIMENTATION
    6. 3D VISUALISATION
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  22. Chapter 15: Performance Management on Cloud Using Multi-Priority Queuing Systems
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. MODELING THE QUEUING
    4. 3 SYSTEM STATES WITH HIGH PRIORITY ITEMS IN QUEUE
    5. 4. SYSTEM STATES WITH NO HIGH PRIORITY ITEMS IN QUEUE
    6. 5. PERFORMANCE MEASURES
    7. 6. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  23. Chapter 16: An Efficient E-Negotiation Agent Using Rule-Based and Case-Based Approaches
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RELATED WORK
    4. PROPOSED SYSTEM
    5. SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE
    6. RESULTS
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTION
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ADDITIONAL READING
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  24. Chapter 17: Domain-Based Dynamic Ranking
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. BACKGROUND
    4. 3. PROPOSED APPROACH
    5. 4. ANALYTICAL STUDY
    6. 5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. 6. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ADDITIONAL READING
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITION
  25. Chapter 18: An Approach on Cloud Disk Searching Using Parallel Channels
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. RELATED WORKS
    4. 3. PROPOSED WORK
    5. 4. EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
  26. Chapter 19: Data Intensive Cloud Computing
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PROGRAMMING ABSTRACTIONS FOR DATA INTENSIVE APPLICATIONS
    4. DATA DISTRIBUTION AND REPLICATION
    5. RESOURCE PROVISIONING
    6. SCHEDULING
    7. RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  27. Chapter 20: A Key-Based Database Sharding Implementation for Big Data Analytics
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1 INTRODUCTION
    3. 2 RELATED WORKS
    4. 3 KEY BASED SHARDING ARCHITECTURE
    5. 4 SHARDING THE DATASETS
    6. 5 DATA ANALYTICS: MINING THE SHARDED DATASETS
    7. 6 DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. ENDNOTES
  28. Compilation of References
  29. About the Contributors