Enhancing cloud computing environments using a cluster as a service

Brock, Michael and Goscinski, Andrezj 2011, Enhancing cloud computing environments using a cluster as a service, in Cloud computing : principles and paradigms, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, N. J., pp.193-220.

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Title Enhancing cloud computing environments using a cluster as a service
Author(s) Brock, Michael
Goscinski, Andrezj
Title of book Cloud computing : principles and paradigms
Editor(s) Buyya, Rajkumar
Broberg, James
Goscinski, Andrzej
Publication date 2011
Series Wiley series on parallel and distributed computing
Chapter number 7
Total chapters 25
Start page 193
End page 220
Total pages 28
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Place of Publication Hoboken, N. J.
Keyword(s) cloud computing
large-scale clusters
service-oriented architecture
web services
virtualization
Summary The emergence of cloud computing has caused a significant change in how IT infrastructures are provided to research and business organizations. Instead of paying for expensive hardware and incur excessive maintenance costs, it is now possible to rent the IT infrastructure of other organizations for a minimal fee. While the existence of cloud computing is new. The elements used to create clouds have been around for some time. Cloud computing systems have been made possible through the use of large-scale clusters, service-oriented architecture (SOA), Web services, and virtualization. While the idea of offering resources via Web services is commonplace in cloud computing, little attention has been paid to the clients themselves specifically, human operators. Despite that clouds host a variety of resources which in turn are accessible to a variety of clients, support for human users is minimal.
ISBN 0470887990
9780470887998
Language eng
Field of Research 080501 Distributed and Grid Systems
Socio Economic Objective 890206 Internet Hosting Services (incl. Application Hosting Services)
HERDC Research category B1 Book chapter
Copyright notice ©2011, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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