About the Book: Cloud Computing: Principles and Paradigms
The primary purpose of this book is to capture the state-of-the-art in Cloud
Computing technologies and applications. The book will also aim to identify
potential research directions and technologies that will facilitate creation a
global market-place of cloud computing services supporting scientific,
industrial, business and consumer applications.
Cloud computing has recently emerged as one of the buzzwords in the ICT
industry. Several IT vendors are promising to offer computation, data/storage
and application hosting services, and provide coverage in several continents,
offering Service-Level Agreements (SLA) backed performance and uptime promises
for their services.
Part I. Foundations.
Introduction to Cloud Computing
Migrating into a