Cloud computing environments

Cloud Computing Environments:
  1. Application development
  2. Infrastructure and system development
  3. Computing platforms and technologies
1. Application development:
Applications that leverage cloud computing benefit .

Web applications are one class of it:
  1. Applications performance influenced by the workload generated by the different users demand.
  2. With the diffusion of Web 2.0 technologies, the Web has become a platform for developing rich and complex applications. 
  3. It includes enterprise applications that now leverage the Internet as the preferred channel for service delivery and user interaction.
Resource-intensive applications are another class of it:
  1. These can be either dataintensive or compute-intensive applications.
  2. For example, scientific applications.
  3. Resource-intensive applications are not interactive and they are mostly characterized by batch processing. 
Cloud computing provides application services that mimic the behavior of desktop applications but that are completely hosted and managed on the providers side.

 Developers access such services via simple Web interfaces, often implemented through RREST (Representational State Transfer) Web services.

2. Infrastructure and system development:
  1. IaaS solutions provide the capabilities to add and remove resources. 
  2. PaaS solutions embed into their core offering algorithms and rules that control the provisioning process and the lease of resources.
  3. Integration between cloud resources and existing system deployment is another element of concern. 
  4. Web 2.0 technologies constitute the interface through which cloud computing services are delivered, managed, and provisioned. 
  5. Virtualization technology is a core feature of the infrastructure used by cloud providers.
3. Computing platforms and technologies:

Development of a cloud computing application happens by leveraging platforms and frameworks that provide different types of services, from the bare-metal infrastructure to customizable applications serving specific purposes.

Some of the cloud computing platforms and technologies are:
  1. Amazon web services (AWS): Provides customers with a wide array of cloud services. 
  2. Google AppEngine: For developing and hosting web applications in Google-managed data centers. 
  3. Microsoft Azure: It provides a range of cloud services, including those for compute, analytics, storage and networking. 
  4. Hadoop: Hadoop is a Java-based framework used to manipulate data in the cloud or on premises. Hadoop can be installed on cloud servers to manage Big data whereas cloud alone cannot manage data without Hadoop in It. 
  5. Salesforce.com: It is a cloud computing SaaS company that specializes in customer relationship management (CRM). Salesforce's services allow businesses to use cloud technology to better connect with customers, partners and potential customers. 
  6. Manjrasoft Aneka: It is focused on the creation of innovative software technologies for simplifying the development and deployment of applications on private or public Clouds. 
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Cloud Computing:
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  1. Introduction to Cloud Computing
  2. Historical development of Cloud Computing 
  3. Vision of Cloud Computing
  4. Characteristics of cloud computing as per NIST
  5. Cloud computing reference model
  6. Cloud computing environments
  7. Cloud services requirements
  8. Cloud and dynamic infrastructure
  9. Cloud Adoption and rudiments
  10. Cloud application: ECG Analysis in the cloud
  11. Cloud application: Protein structure prediction
  12. Cloud application: Gene Expression Data Analysis
  13. Cloud Computing Architecture
  14. IaaS
  15. PaaS
  16. SaaS
  17. Types of Clouds
  18. Cloud Interoperability & Standards
  19. Scalability and Fault Tolerance
  20. Cloud Ecosystem
  21. Cloud Business Process Management
  22. Cloud Service Management
  23. Cloud Analytics
  24. Testing Under Control
  25. Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
  26. Cloud Resiliency
  27. Cloud Provisioning
  28. Asset management
  29. Concepts of Map reduce
  30. Cloud Governance
  31. High Availability and Disaster Recovery
  32. Virtualization in cloud computing
  33. Server virtualization
  34. Hypervisor management software
  35. Third Party Cloud Services
  36. Case Study: Google App Engine
  37. Case Study: Microsoft Azure
  38. Case Study: Hadoop
  39. Case Study: Amazon
  40. Case Study: Aneka
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  2. Krutz , Vines, “Cloud Security “ , Wiley Pub
  3. Velte, “Cloud Computing- A Practical Approach” ,TMH Pub
  4. Sosinsky, “ Cloud Computing” , Wiley Pub
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