Distributed Cloud Computing

Yvonne Coady, Oliver Hohlfeld, James Kempf, Rick McGeer, Stefan Schmid
2015 Computer communication review  
A distributed cloud connecting multiple, geographically distributed and smaller datacenters, can be an attractive alternative to today's massive, centralized datacenters. A distributed cloud can reduce communication overheads, costs, and latencies by offering nearby computation and storage resources. Better data locality can also improve privacy. In this paper, we revisit the vision of distributed cloud computing, and identify different use cases as well as research challenges. This article is
more » ... ased on the Dagstuhl Seminar on Distributed Cloud Computing, which took place in February 2015 at Schloss Dagstuhl.
doi:10.1145/2766330.2766337 fatcat:girpjoy7cbfyzbgylqa77d47cy