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Minimizing Technical Complexities in Emerging Cloud Computing Platforms

  • Andreas Menychtas
  • George Kousiouris
  • Dimosthenis Kyriazis
  • Theodora Varvarigou
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6586)

Abstract

Cloud Computing is considered nowadays as the future of ICT systems leveraging new methodologies for developing, providing and consuming services. Even though many people believe that “Cloud” is just another buzzword for utility computing, this new computing paradigm is not only changing the design of modern computing platforms in technical level, but it also impels, from the market perspective, the creation of new value chains and business models. However, many technical complexities still remain, which disallow the wide adoption of Clouds to eventually address the new business trends and requirements of end-users. In this paper we identified and analyzed the key challenges for the emerging cloud platforms in order to minimize these technical complexities while the innovative approaches emerging from European research activities are presented.

Keywords

Cloud Computing Cloud Provider Technical Complexity Cloud Infrastructure Computing Paradigm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas Menychtas
    • 1
  • George Kousiouris
    • 1
  • Dimosthenis Kyriazis
    • 1
  • Theodora Varvarigou
    • 1
  1. 1.National Technical University of AthensAthensGreece

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