Cloud Computing: Towards Making Computing a Utility

  • Mohamed Hefeeda
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8993)


Cloud computing strives to achieve the long-standing vision of making computing a utility, similar to electricity, telephone, and water services. This article discusses several research challenges that need to be addressed in order to realize the full potential of cloud computing and get computing closer to being a utility.


Cloud computing Utility computing 

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Qatar Computing Research InstituteDohaQatar

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