Cloud Computing - Introduction, characteristics,Benefits, challenges and risks, Web 2.0
Computing Environments- Platforms. Parallel and Distributed Computing- Virtualization: Characteristics-Taxonomy- Pros and Cons – Virtualization environments, Hypervisors – Xen, Vmware, Hyper –V
Cloud Computing Architecture- Service Models – Deployment Models- Infrastructure as a Service
Resource Virtualization-Server-Storage-Network-Platform as a Service- Cloud Platform and Management- Software as a Service- Case Study on Eucalyptus. Service Management in Cloud Computing
Service Level Agreement-Billing and Accounting- Managing Data. Cloud Security challenges: approaches, Infrastructure, Data and Storage Security.