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Large Scale Network-Centric Distributed Systems by Albert Y. Zomaya, Hamid Sarbazi-Azad

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On the Design of a Budget-Conscious Adaptive Scheduler for Handling Large-Scale Many-Task Workflow Applications in Clouds

Bharadwaj Veeravalli, Lingfang Zeng, and Xiaorong Li

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21.1 Introduction

Clouds have emerged as a new service provisioning model and are capable of supporting diverse services (servers, storage, network, and applications) over a global network. For Cloud computing–based services, users consume the services when they need to and pay only for what they use. With an economic incentive, Cloud computing encourages individuals and organizations to remotely access resources offered by Cloud Service Providers (CSPs). Therefore, it facilitates individuals and organizations in developing their own core activities without maintaining and developing fundamental infrastructure. Cloud infrastructure enables users to consume services transparently over a secured, shared, scalable, sustainable, and standard worldwide ...

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