Category: Cloud Computing

Explain Market based management of cloud

Explain Market based management of cloud ? Explain in detail? ANS: The Real Potential of cloud computing resides is the fact that it actually facilitates the establishment of a market for trading IT utilities. Market oriented cloud computing (MOCC): Market oriented cloud computing is the presence of a virtual market place where IT Service are […]


Aneka is the product of Manjarasoft. Aneka is used for developing, deploying and managing cloud capplications. Aneka can be integrated with existing cloud technologies. Aneka includes extensible set of APIs associated with programming models like MapReduce. These APIs supports different types of cloud models like private, public, hybrid cloud. Aneka framework: Aneks is a software […]

Case Study of Hadoop

Hadoop is an open-source java-based software framework sponsored by the Apache Software Foundation for distributed storage and distributed processing of very large data sets on computer clusters built from commodity hardware. It provides storage for big data at reasonable cost. Hadoop process big data in a single place as in a storage cluster doubling as […]

Microsoft Azure

To enable .NET developers to extend their applications into the cloud, Microsoft has created a set of .NET services, which it now refers to as the Windows Azure Platform. Azure includes: Azure AppFabric: A virtualization service. That creates an application hosting environment. Storage: A high capacity non-relational storage facility.  Compute: A set of virtual machine instances.  […]

Google App Engine

Google App Engine is An example of Platform as a Service (PaaS). Google App Engine provides Web app developers and enterprises with access to Google’s scalable hosting and tier 1 Internet service. Google App Engine provides a scalable runtime based on the Java and Python programming language. Applications in Google app engine stores data in […]

Third party cloud services

What are third party cloud services? The third party cloud services is the services in which user want to acquire when he/she is not getting that service with acquired or hired cloud provider. Advantages: 1. Maintenance and support: If something goes wrong it is the duty of the provider to ensure the problem is fixed. […]

Hypervisor management software

A hypervisor, also known as a virtual machine manager/monitor (VMM), is computer hardware platform virtualization software that allows several operating systems to share a single hardware host Each operating system appears to have the host’s processor, memory, and resources to it. Instead, the hypervisor is controlling the host processor and resources, distributing what is needed […]

Virtualization in Cloud Computing

Virtualization technology is one of the fundamental components of cloud computing. Virtualization allows the creation of a secure, customizable, and isolated execution environment for running applications. Virtualization provides and abstract environment virtual hardware or an operating system to run applications. Virtualization plays a fundamental role in efficiently delivering IaaS solutions for cloud computing.  Virtualization also provides […]

High availability and disaster recovery

High availability 1. In simple words we can say that high availability refers to the availability of resources in a computer system. 2. In terms of cloud computing it refers to the availability of cloud services. 3. High availability is the heart of the cloud. 4. It provides the idea of anywhere, anytime access to […]

Cloud Governance

Cloud governance is a general term for applying specific policies or principles to the use of cloud computing services. In other terms we can say that cloud governance refers to the decision making processes, criteria and policies involved in the planning, architecture, acquisition, deployment, operation and management of a cloud computing capability. The goal of […]

Concepts of Map reduce

MapReduce is a programming model designed for processing large volumes of data in parallel by dividing the work into a set of independent tasks. Hadoop is capable of running MapReduce programs written in various languages: Java, Ruby, Python, and C++. The whole process of Map reduce goes through four phases of execution: Splitting Mapping Shuffling […]

Cloud Asset management

Cloud Asset management is a dedicated application which is used to record and track an asset throughout its life cycle, from occupying to disposal. It provides an organization with information like where certain assets are located, who is using them, how they are being utilized and details about the asset. CAM is primarily about managing the challenges […]

Cloud Provisioning

The cloud provisioning is the allocation of a cloud provider’s resources to a customer. When a cloud provider accepts a request from a customer, it must create the appropriate number of virtual machines (VMs) and allocate resources to support them. The process is conducted in several different ways: advance provisioning, dynamic provisioning and user self-provisioning. […]

Cloud Resiliency

Cloud Resiliency is the capacity to rapidly adapt and respond to risks, as well as opportunities. In simple words resiliency refers to improve our business for handle risks. This also maintains the continuous business operations that support growth.  The assessment process examines business-driven, data-driven, and event-driven risks. The goal is to understand the risks to […]

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is defined as the hosting of desktop environments on a central server. It is a form of desktop virtualization, as the specific desktop images run within virtual machines (VMs) and are delivered to end clients over a network. Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is a concept in which a solution based on […]

Testing under cloud

Cloud testing typically involves monitoring and reporting on real-world user traffic conditions as well as load balance and stress testing for a range of simulated usage conditions. Load and performance testing conducted on the applications and services provided via cloud computing particularly the capability to access these services in order to ensure optimal performance and […]

Cloud analytics

Cloud analytics is a service model in which elements of the data analytics process are provided through a public or private cloud. Cloud analytics applications and services are typically offered under a subscription-based or utility (pay-per-use) pricing model. Gartner defines the six key elements of analytics as Data sources Data models  Processing applications Computing power […]

Cloud service management

Service management: A system integral of supply chain management that contents actual company sales and the customer. The goal of service management is to maximize service supply chains. The purpose of service management are to reduce high costs by integrating products and services and keep inventory levels smaller. Cloud Service Management: Cloud monitoring and cloud […]

Cloud Business Process Management

Business process management (BPM) is a mature business discipline that has spawned a number of technologies to support it. Today it is the agile who survive those organizations who are able to adapt to change, to innovate as well as continuously improve, and to continuously monitor and analyze the results of these adaptations. In the […]

Cloud Ecosystem

Cloud ecosystem is a term used to describe the complex system of interdependent components that work together to enable cloud services. The center of a cloud ecosystem is a public cloud provider. It might be an IaaS provider such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) or a SaaS vendor such as Salesforce. There is no vendor […]

Scalability and Fault Tolerance

Cloud Scalability is the ability to scale on-demand the facilities and services as and when they are required by the user. Cloud Fault Tolerance is tolerating the faults by the cloud that are done by mistake by the user.Here the scaling is beyond the limits, it means we can’t even imagine what will be the […]

Cloud Interoperability and standards

Cloud interoperability refers to the ability of customers to use the same management tools, server images and other software with a variety of cloud computing providers and platforms. Standards are important in cloud computing for a variety of reasons. Standards for interoperability and data and application portability can ensure an open competitive market in cloud […]

Types of clouds

Clouds constitute the primary outcome of cloud computing. Clouds build the infrastructure on top of which services are implemented and delivered to customers. According to the administrative domain, clouds are classified. Cloud type identifies the boundaries within which cloud computing services are implemented. There are four different types of cloud: Public clouds Private clouds Hybrid […]

SaaS | Software as a service

SaaS stands for software as a service. Software as a service (SaaS) allows users to connect to and use cloud-based apps over the Internet. SaaS is the service with which end users interact directly. It provides a means to free users from complex hardware and software management. In SaaS customer do not neew to purchase […]

PaaS | Platform as a service

PaaS stands for platform as a service. PaaS provides a computing platform with a programming language execution environment. PaaS provide a development and deployment platform for running applications in the cloud.  PaaS constitute the middleware on top of which applications are built. Application management is the core functionality of the middleware. PaaS provides run time […]

IaaS | Infrastructure as a Service

IaaS stands for infrastructure as a service. Infrastructure as service or IaaS is the basic layer in cloud computing model.  IaaS offers servers, network devices, load balancers, database, Web servers etc. IaaS delivers customizable infrastructure on demand.  IaaS examples can be categorized in two categories IaaS Management layer IaaS Physical infrastructure Some service providers provide […]

Cloud computing architecture

Cloud computing is a utility-oriented and Internet-centric way of delivering IT services on demand.As seen in the image below. Cloud computing architecture includes: IaaS, Infrastructure as a service PaaS, Platform as a service SaaS, Software as a service Cloud infrastructure can be heterogeneous in nature because a variety of resources, such as  Clusters  Networked PCs,  […]

Cloud application: Protein structure prediction

What is Protein ? Proteins are large molecules consisting of amino acids which our bodies and the cells in our bodies need to function properly. Our body structures, functions, the regulation of the body’s cells, tissues and organs cannot exist without proteins. Our muscles, skin, bones and many other parts of the body contain significant […]

Cloud application: ECG Analysis in the cloud

Scientific Applications: Now the cloud computing is getting involved in the scientific applications. Because of this the resources and storage are got available infinitely at reasonable prices. High Performance Computing: Here this term represents that the computing with a high performance. High performance in terms of resource availability ,quality of service, monitoring of service etc. […]

Cloud adoption

Cloud adoption means adopting a service or technology from another cloud service provide. Here Cloud means the environment of cloud where the cloud services are being operated. Adoption term states that accepting the services of new Technology. Adoption means following some kind of new trend or existing trend or a technology. This Cloud adoption is suitable […]

Cloud and dynamic infrastructure

1. Service management This type of special facility or a functionality is provided to the cloud IT services by the cloud service providers. This facility includes visibility, automation and control to delivering the first class IT services. 2. Asset-Management In this the assets or the property which is involved in providing the cloud services are […]

Cloud service requirements

Efficiency / cost reduction Data security Scalability Mobility Disaster recovery Control Market reach Automatic Software Updates 1. Efficiency / cost reduction By using cloud infrastructure, you don’t have to spend huge amounts of money on purchasing and maintaining equipment.  2. Data security  Cloud offers many advanced security features that guarantee that data is securely stored […]

Cloud computing environments

Application development Infrastructure and system development Computing platforms and technologies 1. Application development Applications that leverage cloud computing benefit. Web applications are one class of it: Applications performance influenced by the workload generated by the different users demand. With the diffusion of Web 2.0 technologies, the Web has become a platform for developing rich and […]

Cloud Computing reference model

The reference model for cloud computing is an abstract model that characterizes and standardizes a cloud computing environment by partitioning it into abstraction layers and cross-layer functions. If we look in to the reference model as seen in above image we will find classification of Cloud Computing services: Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). […]

Characterstics of Cloud Computing as per NIST

NIST stands for National institute of standards and technology. According to NIST there are five essential characteristics of cloud computing: On Demand Self Service Broad network access Resource pooling Rapid elasticity Measured service 1. On Demand Self Service User gets on demand self-services. User can get computer services like email, applications etc. without interacting with […]

Vision of Cloud Computing

Here vision of cloud computing means idea behind cloud computing. Cloud computing provides the facility to provision virtual hardware, runtime environment and services to a person having money.   These all things can be used as long as they are needed by the user, there is no requirement for the upfront commitment.  The whole collection of […]

Historical development of Cloud Computing

In 1950 the main frame and time sharing are born, introducing the concept of shared computer resources. During this time word cloud was not in use. Cloud computing is believed to have been invented by Joseph Carl Robnett Licklider in the 1960s with his work on ARPANET to connect people and data from anywhere at […]

Introduction to Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is a technological advancement that focuses on the way we design computing systems, develop applications, and leverage existing services for building software. Cloud computing is based on dynamic provisioning. Here, dynamic provisioning refers to the ability to acquire on demand virtual machines. Cloud Computing is the delivery the services over the Cloud (Internet). […]