Comprehensive and timely, Cloud Computing: Concepts and Technologies offers a thorough and detailed description of cloud computing concepts, architectures, and technologies, along with guidance on the best ways to understand and implement them. It covers the multi-core architectures, distributed and parallel computing models, virtualization, cloud developments, workload and Service-Level-Agreements (SLA) in cloud, workload management. Further, resource management issues in cloud with regard to resource provisioning, resource allocation, resource mapping and resource adaptation, ethical, non-ethical and security issues in cloud are followed by discussion of open challenges and future directions.
This book gives students a comprehensive overview of the latest technologies and guidance on cloud computing, and is ideal for those studying the subject in specific modules or advanced courses. It is designed in twelve chapters followed by laboratory setups and experiments. Each chapter has multiple choice questions with answers, as well as review questions and critical thinking questions. The chapters are practically-focused, meaning that the information will also be relevant and useful for professionals wanting an overview of the topic.
Dr. Sunilkumar S. Manvi is currently working as a Professor and Directorin School of Computing and Information Technology, REVA University, Bengaluru, India. He received his B. E. Degree from Karnataka University, M. E. degree in Electronics from the University of Visweshwariah Collegeof Engineering, Bangalore and Ph. D. degree in Electrical CommunicationEngineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. He has vast experienceof more than 30 years in teaching and research. His research interestsare: Software Agent based Network Management, Wireless Networks, MultimediaNetworking, Underwater Networks, Wireless Network Security, Gridand Cloud computing. He has published around 295 papers in internationaljournals and conferences, and 15 publications in books/book-chapters. He isFellow IETE India, Fellow IEEE India, Member ACM USA, and senior memberof IEEE USA. He received best research publication award from VGSTKarnataka in 2014. He has been awarded with Sathish Dhawan Young EngineersState Award for outstanding contribution in the □eld of EngineeringSciences in 2015 by DST Karnataka India. He is a reviewer and programmecommittee member for many journals.Dr. Gopal K. Shyam is currently working as a Professor in School ofComputing and Information Technology, REVA University, Bengaluru, India.He received BE, M.Tech, and Ph.D from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi. He has handled several several subjects for UG/PG Studentslike Algorithms, Computer Networks, Web programming, Advanced Computerarchitecture, Information security, Computer Concepts and C Programming.His research interest includes Cloud Computing, Grid computing, Highperformance computing etc. He is a member of IEEE and ACM and is activelyinvolved in motivating students/faculties to join professional societies. He hasan experience of around 13 years in Teaching and Research.