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Cloud@Home: Toward a Volunteer Cloud
January/February 2012 (vol. 14 no. 1)
pp. 27-31
Salvatore Distefano, Politecnico di Milano
Antonio Puliafito, Universita' di Messina

A new Cloud@Home paradigm aims at merging the benefits of cloud computing—service-oriented interfaces, dynamic service provisioning, and guaranteed QoS—with those of volunteer computing—capitalized idle resources and reduced operational costs.

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Index Terms:
Cloud, volunteer computing, service-oriented infrastructure, interoperability, information technology
Citation:
Salvatore Distefano, Antonio Puliafito, "Cloud@Home: Toward a Volunteer Cloud," IT Professional, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 27-31, Jan.-Feb. 2012, doi:10.1109/MITP.2011.111
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