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Computer Communications and Networks

Cloud Computing

Methods and Practical Approaches

Editors: Mahmood, Zaigham (Ed.)

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  • Presents the state of the art in cloud computing technologies, infrastructures, and service delivery and deployment models
  • Discusses relevant theoretical frameworks, practical approaches and suggested methodologies
  • Offers guidance and best practices for the development of cloud-based services and infrastructures and examines management aspects of cloud computing
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This book presents both state-of-the-art research developments and practical guidance on approaches, technologies and frameworks for the emerging cloud paradigm. Topics and features: presents the state of the art in cloud technologies, infrastructures, and service delivery and deployment models; discusses relevant theoretical frameworks, practical approaches and suggested methodologies; offers guidance and best practices for the development of cloud-based services and infrastructures, and examines management aspects of cloud computing; reviews consumer perspectives on mobile cloud computing and cloud-based enterprise resource planning; explores software performance testing, open-source cloudware support, and assessment methodologies for modernization, migration and pre-migration; describes emerging new methodologies relevant to the cloud paradigm, and provides suggestions for future developments and research directions.

About the authors

Dr. Zaigham Mahmood is a researcher at the University of Derby UK, a Senior Technology Consultant at Debesis Education, and Foreign Professor at NUST Islamabad, Pakistan. His other publications include the successful Springer books Cloud Computing for Enterprise Architectures and Software Engineering Frameworks for the Cloud Computing Paradigm.

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“Mahmood (Univ. of Derby, UK) has brought together 35 contributors to develop this book that discusses ‘methods and practical approaches’ to cloud computing … . The book may be used as a text for a course on cloud computing or as a reference for system architects and developers. Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals/practitioners.” (J. Beidler, Choice, Vol. 51 (6), February, 2014)

“The editor achieved his goal of presenting current research and development with respect to frameworks, methods, and practical approaches in cloud computing. … I can recommend this book for readers who already have some background in cloud computing and wish to enhance their knowledge. This would be a good starting point for a PhD student or a post-doc who wants to venture into cloud computing.” (Robert Wojcik, Computing Reviews, November, 2013)


Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)
  • Metadata-Based Frameworks in the Context of Cloud Computing

    Pages 3-24

    Guerra, Eduardo Martins (et al.)

  • Architecting Scientific Data Systems in the Cloud

    Pages 25-46

    Crichton, Daniel (et al.)

  • Social, Dynamic and Custom-Based Clouds: Architecture, Services and Frameworks

    Pages 47-66

    Zafar, Fareeha (et al.)

  • Consumer Cloud: Concepts, Vendor Solutions, Industry Applications and Way Forward

    Pages 67-83

    Kumar, Naveen (et al.)

  • Role of Service Brokers in Cloud Computing

    Pages 87-105

    Kandpal, Dolly

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Hardcover $159.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Cloud Computing
Book Subtitle
Methods and Practical Approaches
Editors
  • Zaigham Mahmood
Series Title
Computer Communications and Networks
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London
eBook ISBN
978-1-4471-5107-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4471-5107-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4471-5106-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4471-5959-9
Series ISSN
1617-7975
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 347
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