Book Volume 7714 2012

Economics of Grids, Clouds, Systems, and Services

9th International Conference, GECON 2012, Berlin, Germany, November 27-28, 2012. Proceedings


ISBN: 978-3-642-35193-8 (Print) 978-3-642-35194-5 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

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  2. Session A: Market Mechanisms, Pricing and Negotiation

    1. Chapter

      Pages 1-15

      A Protocol Development Framework for SLA Negotiations in Cloud and Service Computing

    2. Chapter

      Pages 16-28

      The Use of Provision Point Contracts for Improving Cloud Infrastructure Utilisation

    3. Chapter

      Pages 29-45

      An Economic Agent Maximizing Cloud Provider Revenues under a Pay-as-you-Book Pricing Model

  3. Session B: Resource Allocation, Scheduling and Admission Control

    1. Chapter

      Pages 46-60

      Economic Co-allocation and Advance Reservation of Network and Computational Resources in Grids

    2. Chapter

      Pages 61-75

      Revenue-Based Resource Management on Shared Clouds for Heterogenous Bursty Data Streams

    3. Chapter

      Pages 76-90

      The ISQoS Grid Broker for Temporal and Budget Guarantees

  4. Session C:Work-in-Progress on Tools and Techniques for Cost-Efficient Service Selection

    1. Chapter

      Pages 91-101

      Let the Clouds Compute: Cost-Efficient Workload Distribution in Infrastructure Clouds

    2. Chapter

      Pages 102-113

      A Declarative Recommender System for Cloud Infrastructure Services Selection

    3. Chapter

      Pages 114-124

      Retrieving, Storing, Correlating and Distributing Information for Cloud Management

  5. Session D: Market Modeling

    1. Chapter

      Pages 125-138

      On Local Separation of Processing and Storage in Infrastructure-as-a-Service

    2. Chapter

      Pages 139-153

      Value Creation in IT Service Platforms through Two-Sided Network Effects

  6. Session E: Trust

    1. Chapter

      Pages 154-168

      Cheat-Proof Trust Model for Cloud Computing Markets

    2. Chapter

      Pages 169-181

      Trust Factors for the Usage of Cloud Computing in Small and Medium Sized Craft Enterprises

  7. Session F: Cloud Computing in Education

    1. Chapter

      Pages 182-196

      A Cost Analysis of Cloud Computing for Education

    2. Chapter

      Pages 197-211

      Delivering Cloud Services with QoS Requirements: An Opportunity for ICT SMEs

  8. Session G: Work-in-Progress on Cloud Adoption and Business Models

    1. Chapter

      Pages 212-222

      A Mixed-Methods Research Approach to Investigate the Transition from on-Premise to on-Demand Software Delivery

    2. Chapter

      Pages 223-233

      Towards a Federated Cloud Ecosystem: Enabling Managed Cloud Service Consumption

    3. Chapter

      Pages 234-244

      Business Models for Semantic Content Providers

  9. Back Matter

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