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Cloud Computing and Software Services

Theory and Techniques, 1st Edition

Edited by Syed A. Ahson, Mohammad Ilyas

CRC Press

458 pages

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Whether you're already in the cloud, or determining whether or not it makes sense for your organization, Cloud Computing and Software Services: Theory and Techniques provides the technical understanding needed to develop and maintain state-of-the-art cloud computing and software services. From basic concepts and recent research findings to fut

Table of Contents

Understanding the Cloud Computing Landscape. Science Gateways: Harnessing Clouds and Software Services for Science. Enterprise Knowledge Clouds: Next Generation Knowledge Management Systems? Real Cases and Applications of Cloud Computing. Large-Scale Data Processing. Toward a Reliable Cloud Computing Service. Abstractions for Cloud Computing with Condor. Exploiting the Cloud of Computing Environments: An Application's Perspective. Granules: A Lightweight Runtime for Scalable Computing with Support for Map-Reduce. Dynamic and Adaptive Rule-Based Workflow Engine for Scientific Problems in Distributed Environments. Transparent Cross-Platform Access to Software Services Using GridSolve and GridRPC. High-Performance Parallel Computing with Cloud and Cloud Technologies. BioVLAB: Bioinformatics Data Analysis Using Cloud Computing and Graphical Workflow Composers. A Scale-Out RDF Molecule Store for Efficient, Scalable Data Integration and Queryingl. Enabling XM L Capability for Hadoop and Its Applications in Healthcare. Toward a QoS-Focused SaaS Evaluation Model. Risk Evaluation-based Selection Approach for Transactional Services Composition.

About the Editors

Syed Ahson is a Senior Software Design Engineer with Microsoft. As part of the Mobile Voice and Partner Services group, he is busy creating new and exciting end to end mobile services and applications. Prior to Microsoft, Syed was a Senior Staff Software Engineer with Motorola where he contributed significantly in leading roles towards the creation of several iDEN, CDMA and GSM cellular phones. Syed has extensive experience with Wireless Data Protocols, Wireless Data Applications and Cellular Telephony Protocols. Prior to joining Motorola, Syed was a Senior Software Design Engineer with NetSpeak Corporation (now part of Net2Phone), a pioneer in VoIP telephony software.

Syed has published more than ten books on emerging technologies such as Cloud Computing, Mobile Web 2.0 and Service Delivery Platforms. His recent books include Cloud Computing and Software Services: Theory and Techniques and Mobile Web 2.0: Developing and Delivering Services to Mobile Phones. Syed has authored several research articles and teaches computer engineering courses as adjunct faculty at Florida Atlantic University, Florida where he introduced a course on Smartphone technology and applications. Syed received his MS degree in Computer Engineering in July 1998 at Florida Atlantic University, USA. Syed received his B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Aligarh University, India, in 1995.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM043000
COMPUTERS / Networking / General
COM051230
COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / General
COM060000
COMPUTERS / Internet / General