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Perspectives on cloud computing:interviews with five leading scientists from the cloud community

Blair, G. and Kon, F. and Cirne, W. and Milojicic, D. and Ramakrishnan, R. and Reed, D. and Silva, D. (2011) Perspectives on cloud computing:interviews with five leading scientists from the cloud community. Journal of Internet Services and Applications, 2 (1). pp. 3-9.

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Abstract

Cloud computing is currently one of the major topics in distributed systems, with large numbers of papers being written on the topic, with major players in the industry releasing a range of software platforms offering novel Internet-based services and, most importantly, evidence of real impact on end user communities in terms of approaches to provisioning software services. Cloud computing though is at a formative stage, with a lot of hype surrounding the area, and this makes it difficult to see the true contribution and impact of the topic. Cloud computing is a central topic for the Journal of Internet Services and Applications (JISA) and indeed the most downloaded paper from the first year of JISA is concerned with the state-of-the-art and research challenges related to cloud computing. The Editors-in-Chief, Fabio Kon and Gordon Blair, therefore felt it was timely to seek clarification on the key issues around cloud computing and hence invited five leading scientists from industrial organizations central to cloud computing to answer a series of questions on the topic.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Internet Services and Applications
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 60530
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 07 Dec 2012 11:57
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2014 06:22
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/60530

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