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A Manifesto for Future Generation Cloud Computing: Research Directions for the Next Decade

Rajkumar Buyya, Satish Narayana Srirama, Giuliano Casale, Rodrigo Calheiros, Yogesh Simmhan, Blesson Varghese, Erol Gelenbe, Bahman Javadi, Luis Miguel Vaquero, Marco AS Netto, Adel Nadjaran Toosi, Maria Alejandra Rodriguez, Ignacio M Llorente, Sabrina De Capitani Di Vimercati, Pierangela Samarati, Dejan Milojicic, Carlos Varela, Rami Bahsoon, Marcos Dias De Assuncao, Omer Rana Show all



The Cloud computing paradigm has revolutionised the computer science horizon during the past decade and has enabled the emergence of computing as the fifth utility. It has captured significant attention of academia, industries, and government bodies. Now, it has emerged as the backbone of modern economy by offering subscription-based services anytime, anywhere following a pay-as-you-go model. This has instigated (1) shorter establishment times for start-ups, (2) creation of scalable global enterprise applications, (3) better cost-to-value associativity for scientific and high-performance computing applications, and (4) different invocation/execution models for pervasive and ubiquitous applic..

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Funding Acknowledgements

We thank anonymous reviewers, Sartaj Sahni (Editor-in-Chief) and Antonio Corradi (Associate Editor) for their constructive suggestions and guidance on improving the content and quality of this article. We also thank Adam Wierman (California Institute of Technology), Shigeru Imai (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), and Arash Shaghaghi (University of New South Wales, Sydney) for their comments and suggestions for improving the article. Regarding funding, G. Casale has been supported by the Horizon 2020 project DICE (644869).