OPTIMIS and VISION Cloud: How to Manage Data in Clouds

  • Spyridon V. Gogouvitis
  • George Kousiouris
  • George Vafiadis
  • Elliot K. Kolodner
  • Dimosthenis Kyriazis
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7155)


In the rapidly evolving Cloud market, the amount of data being generated is growing continuously and as a consequence storage as a service plays an increasingly important role. In this paper, we describe and compare two new approaches, deriving from the EU funded FP7 projects OPTIMIS and VISION Cloud respectively, to filling existing gaps in Cloud storage offerings. We portray the key value-add characteristics of their designs that improve the state of the art for Cloud computing towards providing more advanced features for Cloud-based storage services.


Cloud computing Storage Data Management 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Spyridon V. Gogouvitis
    • 1
  • George Kousiouris
    • 1
  • George Vafiadis
    • 1
  • Elliot K. Kolodner
    • 2
  • Dimosthenis Kyriazis
    • 1
  1. 1.National Technical University of AthensAthensGreece
  2. 2.IBM Haifa Research LabsHaifa UniversityHaifaIsrael

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