Cloud Computing: Virtual Web Hosting on Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

  • Juan Fang
  • Zeeshan Shaukat
  • Saqib Ali
  • Abdul Ahad Zulfiqar
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 747)


Cloud computing is an Information Technology (IT) model that provides convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services), which can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort and service provider interaction. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is a new trend setter in the field of cloud computing which recently emerged as a new architype for hosting and delivering services on the internet. This study will discuss the characteristics and benefits of operating Virtual Web-Hosting together with Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) model of cloud computing. Moreover, this study will also highlight the architectural principles, main concepts, and state of the art implementation and challenges of virtual web-hosting on Infrastructure as a service (IaaS).


Component Cloud computing Web hosting Virtualization IaaS 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan Fang
    • 1
  • Zeeshan Shaukat
    • 1
  • Saqib Ali
    • 1
  • Abdul Ahad Zulfiqar
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Information TechnologyBeijing University of TechnologyBeijingChina

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