Computer Communications and Networks

Cloud Computing

Challenges, Limitations and R&D Solutions

Editors: Mahmood, Zaigham (Ed.)

  • Focuses on practical mechanisms to resolve existing concerns and limitations
  • Provides a broad perspective which is neither too introductory, too specialised, or too product-oriented
  • Relevant to business managers, enterprise architects and cloud providers, as well as researchers
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About this book

This book reviews the challenging issues that present barriers to greater implementation of the cloud computing paradigm, together with the latest research into developing potential solutions. Topics and features: presents a focus on the most important issues and limitations of cloud computing, covering cloud security and architecture, QoS and SLAs; discusses a methodology for cloud security management, and proposes a framework for secure data storage and identity management in the cloud; introduces a simulation tool for energy-aware cloud environments, and an efficient congestion control system for data center networks; examines the issues of energy-aware VM consolidation in the IaaS provision, and software-defined networking for cloud related applications; reviews current trends and suggests future developments in virtualization, cloud security, QoS data warehouses, cloud federation approaches, and DBaaS provision; predicts how the next generation of utility computing infrastructures will be designed.

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 Continued Rise of the Cloud: Advances and Trends in Cloud Computing, Cloud Computing: Methods and Practical Approaches, Cloud Computing for Enterprise Architectures, and Software Engineering Frameworks for the Cloud Computing Paradigm.

Reviews

“This book provides a comprehensive overview of the issues and potential solutions to problems associated with cloud computing. … Each chapter includes references. Given the number of authors involved in the work, the editor did a good job of controlling the uniformity of the book's structure. … Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates, graduate students, researchers/faculty, and professionals/practitioners.” (J. Beidler, Choice, Vol. 52 (9), May, 2015)


Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Attacks in Public Clouds: Can They Hinder the Rise of the Cloud?

    Shafieian, Saeed (et al.)

    Pages 3-22

  • Distributed Database Management Systems: Architectural Design Choices for the Cloud

    Kamal, Joarder Mohammad Mustafa (et al.)

    Pages 23-50

  • Quality of Service and Service Level Agreements for Cloud Environments: Issues and Challenges

    Chana, Inderveer (et al.)

    Pages 51-72

  • A Methodology for Cloud Security Risks Management

    Kiran, Mariam

    Pages 75-104

  • SecDSIM: A Framework for Secure Data Storage and Identity Management in the Cloud

    Praveen, Shaga (et al.)

    Pages 105-125

Buy this book

eBook $99.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-10530-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $129.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-10529-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $129.00
price for USA
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: October 27, 2016
  • ISBN 978-3-319-35303-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Cloud Computing
Book Subtitle
Challenges, Limitations and R&D Solutions
Editors
  • Zaigham Mahmood
Series Title
Computer Communications and Networks
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: Researchco Book Centre, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-10530-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-10530-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-10529-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-35303-6
Series ISSN
1617-7975
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 352
Number of Illustrations and Tables
100 b/w illustrations
Topics