Cloud Computing

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Cambridge University Press, Apr 30, 2017 - Computers
Written in a tutorial style, this comprehensive guide follows a structured approach explaining cloud techniques, models and platforms. Popular cloud services such as Amazon, Google and Microsoft Azure are explained in the text. The security risks and challenges of cloud computing are discussed in detail with useful examples. Emerging trends including mobile cloud computing and internet of things are discussed in the book for the benefit of the readers. Numerous review questions, multiple choice exercises and case studies facilitate enhanced understanding. This textbook is ideal for undergraduate and graduate students of computer science engineering, and information technology.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Evolution and Enablng Technologies
19
Benefits and Challenges
38
Cloud Computing Model
56
Cloud Computing Services
76
Security Reference Model
95
Resource Virtualization
111
Resource Pooling Sharing and Provisioning
138
Database Technology
239
Content Delivery Network
257
Security Issues
270
Privacy and Compliance Issues
293
Portability and Interoperability Issues
307
Cloud Management and a Programming Model Case Study
327
Popular Cloud Services
351
Mobile Cloud Computing and The Internet of Things
375

Scaling in the Cloud
157
Capacity Planning
175
Load Balancing
190
ServiceOriented Architecture
207
File System and Storage
224
Hot Research Topics
384
Bibliography
388
Endnote
393
Index
394
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Sandeep Bhowmik is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Hooghly Engineering and Technology College, India. He obtained his M.Tech. degree in software engineering from Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (formerly known as West Bengal University of Technology), West Bengal. His areas of interest include application of soft computing technique in data processing and information security.

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