Cloud Computing: Challenges, Limitations and R&D Solutions

Cloud Computing: Challenges, Limitations and R&D Solutions

by Zaigham Mahmood (Editor)

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Cloud Computing: Challenges, Limitations and R&D Solutions by Zaigham Mahmood

This book reviews the challenging issues that present barriers to greater implementation of the cloud computing paradigm, together with the latest research into developing potential solutions. Topics and features: presents a focus on the most important issues and limitations of cloud computing, covering cloud security and architecture, QoS and SLAs; discusses a methodology for cloud security management, and proposes a framework for secure data storage and identity management in the cloud; introduces a simulation tool for energy-aware cloud environments, and an efficient congestion control system for data center networks; examines the issues of energy-aware VM consolidation in the IaaS provision, and software-defined networking for cloud related applications; reviews current trends and suggests future developments in virtualization, cloud security, QoS data warehouses, cloud federation approaches, and DBaaS provision; predicts how the next generation of utility computing infrastructures will be designed.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319353036
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 10/28/2016
Series: Computer Communications and Networks
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Prof. Zaigham Mahmood is an Associate Lecturer (Research) at the University of Derby, UK; Senior Technology Consultant at Debesis Education, UK; Professor Extraordinaire at North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa; and Foreign Professor at NUST Islamabad, Pakistan. His other publications include the successful Springer books Continued Rise of the Cloud: Advances and Trends in Cloud Computing, Cloud Computing: Methods and Practical Approaches, Cloud Computing for Enterprise Architectures, and Software Engineering Frameworks for the Cloud Computing Paradigm.

Table of Contents

Part I: Limitations and Challenges of Cloud Environments

Attacks in Public Clouds: Can They Hinder the Rise of the Cloud?
Saeed Shafieian, Mohammad Zulkernine, and Anwar Haque

Distributed Database Management Systems: Architectural Design Choices for the Cloud
Joarder Mohammad Mustafa Kamal and Manzur Murshed

Quality of Service and Service Level Agreements for Cloud Environments: Issues and Challenges
Inderveer Chana and Sukhpal Singh

Part II: Current Developments and R&D Solutions

A Methodology for Cloud Security Risk Management
Mariam Kiran

SecDSIM: A Framework for Secure Data Storage and Identity Management in the Cloud
Shaga Praveen and G.R. Gangadharan

CloudReports: An Extensible Simulation Tool for Energy-Aware Cloud Computing Environments
Thiago Teixeira Sá, Rodrigo N. Calheiros, and Danielo G. Gomes

Cloud Computing: Efficient Congestion Control in Data Center Networks
Chi Harold Liu, Jian Shi, and Jun Fan

Energy-Aware Virtual Machine Consolidation in IaaS Cloud Computing
Md Hasanul Ferdaus and Manzur Murshed

Software-Defined Networking(SDN) for Cloud Applications
Lin Lin and Ping Lin

Part III: Advances in Cloud Technologies and Future Trends

Virtualization and Cloud Security: Benefits, Caveats and Future Developments
Flavio Lombardi and Roberto Di Pietro

Quality-of-Service Data Warehouse for the Selection of Cloud Services: A Recent Trend
Ahmad Karawash, Hamid Mcheick, and Mohamed Dbouk

Characterizing Cloud Federation Approaches
Attila Kertesz

Security Aspects of Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) in Cloud Computing
Faria Mehak, Rahat Masood, Yumna Ghazi, Awais Shibli, and Sharifullah Khan

Beyond the Clouds: How Should Next Generation Utility ComputingInfrastructures Be Designed?
Marin Bertier, Frédéric Desprez, Gilles Fedak, Adrien Lebre, Anne-Cécile Orgerie, Jonathan Pastor, Flavien Quesnel, Jonathan Rouzaud-Cornabas, and Cédric Tedeschi

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