Cloud computing and emerging IT platforms: Vision, hype, and reality for delivering computing as the 5th utility
Rajkumar Buyya, Chee Shin Yeo, Srikumar Venugopal, James Broberg, Ivona Brandic
Future Generation Computer Systems | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2009
This work is partially supported by the Australian Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research (DIISR) and the Australian Research Council (ARC) through the International Science Linkage and the Discovery Projects programs respectively. Ivona Brandic was a visitor to the GRIDS Lab while performing this work. This paper is a substantially extended version of a keynote talk  presented at the 10th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC2008). We would like to thank Marcos Assuncao and anonymous reviewers for their constructive comments that greatly improved the quality of this paper.