Computer Communications and Networks

Continued Rise of the Cloud

Advances and Trends in Cloud Computing

Editors: Mahmood, Zaigham (Ed.)

  • Discusses the latest advances, current trends and future directions in the cloud computing paradigm
  • Analyses the relevant theoretical frameworks, practical approaches and methodologies currently in use
  • Provides guidance and best practices for development of cloud-based services and infrastructures
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About this book

This book captures the state of the art in cloud technologies, infrastructures, and service delivery and deployment models. The work provides guidance and case studies on the development of cloud-based services and infrastructures from an international selection of expert researchers and practitioners. Features: presents a focus on security and access control mechanisms for cloud environments, analyses standards and brokerage services, and investigates the role of certification for cloud adoption; evaluates cloud ERP, suggests a framework for implementing “big data” science, and proposes an approach for cloud interoperability; reviews existing elasticity management solutions, discusses the relationship between cloud management and governance, and describes the development of a cloud service capability assessment model; examines cloud applications in higher education, including the use of knowledge-as-a-service in the provision of education, and cloud-based e-learning for students with disabilities.

About the authors

Prof. Zaigham Mahmood is an Associate Lecturer (Research) at the University of Derby, UK; Senior Technology Consultant at Debesis Education, UK; Professor Extraordinaire at North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa; and Foreign Professor at NUST Islamabad, Pakistan. His other publications include the successful Springer books Cloud Computing: Methods and Practical Approaches, Cloud Computing for Enterprise Architectures, and Software Engineering Frameworks for the Cloud Computing Paradigm.

Reviews

From the book reviews:

“This book, edited by Mahmood (Univ. of Derby, UK), is a collection of papers on various cloud computing topics. … It provides a good overview, giving readers a broad exposure to the various aspects of current cloud computing technologies and challenges. … it should be a good academic library asset. Practitioners, managers, researchers, and students of cloud computing will benefit most from this volume. Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and above.” (F. H. Wild III, Choice, Vol. 52 (7), March, 2015)


Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • Towards a GPU Cloud: Benefits and Security Issues

    Lombardi, Flavio (et al.)

    Pages 3-22

  • Taxonomy and Classification of Access Control Models for Cloud Environments

    Majumder, Abhishek (et al.)

    Pages 23-53

  • Access Control As a Service in Cloud: Challenges, Impact and Strategies

    Shibli, Muhammad Awais (et al.)

    Pages 55-99

  • Realization of Open Cloud Computing Standards, Forums and Platforms

    Siddesh, G M (et al.)

    Pages 103-117

  • Role of Broker in InterCloud Environment

    Mukherjee, Saswati (et al.)

    Pages 119-144

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eBook $99.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $129.00
price for USA
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $129.00
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  • Due: October 20, 2016
  • ISBN 978-1-4471-7252-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Continued Rise of the Cloud
Book Subtitle
Advances and Trends in Cloud Computing
Editors
  • Zaigham Mahmood
Series Title
Computer Communications and Networks
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London
eBook ISBN
978-1-4471-6452-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4471-6452-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4471-6451-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4471-7252-9
Series ISSN
1617-7975
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 410
Number of Illustrations and Tables
98 b/w illustrations
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