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Software-defined multi-cloud computing: A vision, architectural elements, and future directions

R Buyya, J Son

Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence | Springer International Publishing | Published : 2018


© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018. Cloud computing has been emerged in the last decade to enable utility-based computing resource management without purchasing hardware equipment. Cloud providers run multiple data centers in various locations to manage and provision the Cloud resources to their customers. More recently, the introduction of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) opens more opportunities in Clouds which enables dynamic and autonomic configuration and provisioning of the resources in Cloud data centers. This paper proposes architectural framework and principles for Programmable Network Clouds hosting SDNs a..

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Funding Acknowledgements

We acknowledge Dr. Rodrigo Calheiros, Dr. Amir Vahid Dastjerdi, and Dr. Adel Nadjaran Toosi for their contributions towards various ideas presented in this paper. This work is partially supported by an Australian Research Council (ARC) funded Discovery Project.