The Sky: A Social Approach to Clouds Federation

Asma Al Falasi, Mohammed Adel Serhani, Said Elnaffar
2013 Procedia Computer Science  
With all the controversy about Cloud computing reality, its promising benefits and enduring challenges, service provisioning remains the heart of this contentious Internet phenomenon. In this paper, we solidify the description of the Sky model that aims to facilitate the provisioning of composite Cloud services by promoting collaboration among Cloud vendors and through the adoption of the social networking infrastructure. The proposed Sky model introduces a novel social-based approach towards
more » ... deration of Clouds by providing Cloud vendors with the means to advertise their services, form interconnections, synergize, and provide value-added services to the end users.
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2013.06.022 fatcat:r3avkrwndff2xjjsnf6kb6mjcq