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Data Intensive Storage Services for Cloud Environments

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With the evolution of digitized data, our society has become dependent on services to extract valuable information and enhance decision making by individuals, businesses, and government in all aspects of life. Therefore, emerging cloud-based infrastructures for storage have been widely thought of as the next generation solution for the reliance on data increases. Data Intensive Storage Services for Cloud Environments provides an overview of the current and potential approaches towards data storage services and its relationship to cloud environments. This reference source brings together research on storage technologies in cloud environments and various disciplines useful for both professionals and researchers.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  5. Foreword
  6. Preface
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Chapter 1: Commercial and Distributed Storage Systems
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. REQUIREMENTS
    4. APPROACHES AND IMPLEMENTATIONS
    5. COMPARISON
    6. VISION CLOUD APPROACH
    7. CONCLUSION
  9. Chapter 2: Key Distributed Components for a Large-Scale Object Storage
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DISTRIBUTED FILE SYSTEMS
    4. CONCLUSION
    5. DISTRIBUTED DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. RESOURCE ALLOCATION AND ENERGY MANAGEMENT
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. DATA MOBILITY
    10. CONCLUSION
  10. Chapter 3: Content Centric Storage and Current Storage Systems
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND: REQUIREMENTS FROM VISION CLOUD PROJECT
    4. STATE OF THE ART: FUNCTIONALITY AND APPROACHES
    5. STATE OF THE ART: APPROACHES AND ARCHITECTURE
    6. RELEVANCE TO VISION CLOUD AND CONCLUSIONS
  11. Chapter 4: Business Models and Billing Challenges
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. ENTRANCE BARRIERS
    5. CLASSIFICATION OF BUSINESS MODELS
    6. BILLING CHALLENGES
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
  12. Chapter 5: Towards Federation and Interoperability of Cloud Storage Systems
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. CLOUD FEDERATION AND INTEROPERABILITY APPROACHES
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. VISION CLOUD APPROACH
    7. CONCLUSION
  13. Chapter 6: SLA Management in Storage Clouds
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. OVERVIEW
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
  14. Chapter 7: Cloud Access Control Mechanisms
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. ACCESS CONTROL MODELS AND COMPONENTS
    5. ACCESS POLICY MODELING AND MANAGEMENT
    6. FEDERATED IDENTITY
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. VISION CLOUD APPROACH
    9. CONCLUSION
  15. Chapter 8: Compliance in the Cloud
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE PROBLEM OF BEING COMPLIANT
    4. THE REFERENCE LEGAL FRAMEWORK
    5. REFERENCE SECURITY AND AUDIT CERTIFICATION STANDARDS
    6. KEY REQUIREMENTS
    7. APPROACHES AND IMPLEMENTATIONS
    8. CAMM: COMMON ASSURANCE MATURITY MODEL
    9. RC3: REGULATORY COMPLIANT CLOUD COMPUTING
    10. COMPARISON
    11. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    12. CONCLUSION
  16. Chapter 9: Media Convergence and Cloud Technologies
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. TRANSITION TO MEDIA CLOUDS
    5. OUTLINE OF THE MEDIA USE CASE
    6. CLOUD ISSUES IN THE MEDIA USE CASE
    7. CHALLENGES IN THE MEDIA INDUSTRY
    8. BEST PRACTICES IN THE MEDIA INDUSTRY
    9. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    10. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    11. CONCLUSION
  17. Chapter 10: Telecommunication Industry
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN THE TELECOMMUNICATION INDUSTRY
    4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    5. CONCLUSION
  18. Chapter 11: Data Intensive Enterprise Applications
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. ENTERPRISE USE CASE
    5. CHALLENGES
    6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
  19. Chapter 12: Cloud Computing for Earth Observation
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. EARTH OBSERVATION ACTIVITIES THAT MAY BENEFIT FROM CLOUD COMPUTING
    4. EXAMPLES OF ON-GOING EARTH OBSERVATION ACTIVITIES AT ESA BASED ON CLOUD COMPUTING
    5. THE GENESI-DEC PROJECT AND BENEFIT FROM CLOUD COMPUTING
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
  20. Chapter 13: Cloud-TM
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. OVERVIEW OF THE CLOUD-TM PLATFORM
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
  21. Chapter 14: Storage Security and Technical Challenges of Cloud Computing
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CLOUD COMPUTING FOR AN INNOVATIVE BUSINESS APPROACH
    4. THE MANY ADVANTAGES AND LIMITATIONS TO CLOUD COMPUTING
    5. SERVICE LAYERS OF CLOUD COMPUTING
    6. MODES OF CLOUD APPLICATIONS
    7. RESOURCE MANAGEMENT THROUGH DYNAMIC RESOURCE POOLING
    8. STORAGE SECURITY IN CLOUD COMPUTING
    9. ESTABLISHING SERVICE LEVEL AGREEMENTS (SLA) FOR CLOUD COMPUTING
    10. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    11. CONCLUSION
  22. Chapter 15: Flashing in the Cloud
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. FLASH MEMORY BASICS
    4. FTL ALGORITHMS AND STRUCTURES
    5. CACHE ALGORITHMS FOR OPTIMIZING FLASH BASED SYSTEMS
    6. INTEGRATION INTO DATA SERVERS
    7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
  23. Chapter 16: XtreemFS
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. XTREEMFS ARCHITECTURE
    5. REPLICATION
    6. SNAPSHOTS
    7. FUTURE DIRECTIONS AND LESSONS LEARNED
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
  24. Compilation of References
  25. About the Contributors