Utility Computing Technologies, Standards, and Strategies

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Artech House, Incorporated, 2007 - Computers - 280 pages
Utility computing is an increasingly important architectural model that allows IT service oriented organizations and departments to make computing resources available to the end user on an as needed basis.Providing professionals with expert guidance on integrating utility computing within their organization, this timely, easy-to-understand resource offers a unified view of this service-provisioning model. Cutting through the marketing hype, the book clearly explains the rationale behind utility computing strategies from major vendors like IBM, HP, and SUN. Practitioners gain a thorough understanding of the technologies behind utility computing and discover how they can be implemented and adapted within today's service oriented organization environment. This authoritative reference presents real-world case studies of vendors who have successfully implemented utility computing strategies.

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Advancing Toward a Utility Model

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Alfredo Mendoza is an IT specialist with the IBM System and Technology Group. Mr. Mendoza has authored and coauthored several patent invention publications on thread management and metering algorithms used in advanced Web services environments. He holds a B.Sc. in electronics and communications engineering from De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines.

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