The Complete Makeover of Cloud Computing in the Next Decade, Will You Survive?: A Prophetic Approach

Duncan WAGA, Kefa RABAH
2013 World Journal of Computer Application and Technology  
Despite the young age of Cloud Computing (CC), there is already tremendous pressure to metamorph its structure due to the dynamic nature of technology in the virtualization environment. Cloud providers are supplying users with varied flavors of CC while the latter haphazardly implements their systems to stay an edge over their competitors. Solution to the numerous technical and otherwise challenges affecting CC currently will compel a total overhaul of the CC architecture. The next decade will
more » ... oubtlessly see a completely different CC with possible compatibility issues to current user systems. This paper presents the most probable changes that will hit the CC and outlines what end users should brace themselves to. The year 2020 is used as a reference point and federated datacenters behaving like breathing organisms with changing states are discussed. Views from a cross section of Industry is given and recommendations are suggested to users who are currently planning to take up CC.
doi:10.13189/wjcat.2013.010305 fatcat:vhwyrvfie5fchoaffek35fuxw4