Handbook of Cloud Computing

  • Borko Furht
  • Armando Escalante

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Technologies and Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Borko Furht
      Pages 3-19
    3. Jeffrey M. Nick, David Cohen, Burton S. Kaliski Jr
      Pages 47-63
    4. Geng Lin, Mac Devine
      Pages 65-82
    5. Anthony M. Middleton
      Pages 83-136
    6. Kathleen Ericson, Shrideep Pallickara
      Pages 137-158
    7. David Villegas, Ivan Rodero, Liana Fong, Norman Bobroff, Yanbin Liu, Manish Parashar et al.
      Pages 183-218
  3. Architectures

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 237-237
    2. Kemal A. Delic, Jeff A. Riley
      Pages 239-254
    3. Mladen A. Vouk, Eric Sills, Patrick Dreher
      Pages 255-276
    4. Xiao Liu, Dong Yuan, Gaofeng Zhang, Jinjun Chen, Yun Yang
      Pages 309-332
  4. Services

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 333-333
    2. Hai Jin, Shadi Ibrahim, Tim Bell, Wei Gao, Dachuan Huang, Song Wu
      Pages 335-355
    3. Juan Cáceres, Luis M. Vaquero, Luis Rodero-Merino, Álvaro Polo, Juan J. Hierro
      Pages 357-377
    4. David Chapman, Karuna P. Joshi, Yelena Yesha, Milt Halem, Yaacov Yesha, Phuong Nguyen
      Pages 379-405
    5. Mohammad Mehedi Hassan, Eui-Nam Huh
      Pages 407-434
  5. Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 435-435
    2. Jeff A. Riley, Kemal A. Delic
      Pages 437-452
    3. Raffaele Montella, Giulio Giunta, Giuliano Laccetti
      Pages 475-492
    4. Paolo Bientinesi, Roman Iakymchuk, Jeff Napper
      Pages 493-516
    5. Sangmi Lee Pallickara, Shrideep Pallickara, Marlon Pierce
      Pages 517-533
    6. Ankur Agarwal, Nathan Henehan, Vivek Somashekarappa, A.S. Pandya, Hari Kalva, Borko Furht
      Pages 553-573
    7. Salvatore Distefano, Vincenzo D. Cunsolo, Antonio Puliafito, Marco Scarpa
      Pages 575-594
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 619-634

About this book


Cloud computing has become a significant technology trend. Experts believe cloud computing is currently reshaping information technology and the IT marketplace. The advantages of using cloud computing include cost savings, speed to market, access to greater computing resources, high availability, and scalability.

Handbook of Cloud Computing includes contributions from world experts in the field of cloud computing from academia, research laboratories and private industry. This book presents the systems, tools, and services of the leading providers of cloud computing; including Google, Yahoo, Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft. The basic concepts of cloud computing and cloud computing applications are also introduced. Current and future technologies applied in cloud computing are also discussed. Case studies, examples, and exercises are provided throughout.

Topics covered include, among others:

• Cloud Computing Fundamentals

• Systems and Tools

• Cloud Applications and Solutions

• Data-Intensive Supercomputer in the Cloud

• High Performance Computing

• Virtual Private Clouds

• Scientific Services and Data Management in the Cloud

• Enterprise Knowledge Clouds

• Medical Information Systems

Handbook of Cloud Computing is intended for advanced-level students and researchers in computer science and electrical engineering as a reference book. This handbook is also beneficial to computer and system infrastructure designers, developers, business managers, entrepreneurs and investors within the cloud computing related industry.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Borko Furht
    • 1
  • Armando Escalante
    • 2
  1. 1., Dept. of Comp. & Elect. Engin. andFlorida Atlantic UniversityBoca RatonUSA
  2. 2.LexisNexisBoca RatonUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4419-6523-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4419-6524-0
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