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2012 IEEE Fifth International Conference on Cloud Computing
Towards a Taxonomy of Performance Evaluation of Commercial Cloud Services
Honolulu, HI, USA USA
June 24-June 29
ISBN: 978-1-4673-2892-0
Cloud Computing, as one of the most promising computing paradigms, has become increasingly accepted in industry. Numerous commercial providers have started to supply public Cloud services, and corresponding performance evaluation is then inevitably required for Cloud provider selection or cost-benefit analysis. Unfortunately, inaccurate and confusing evaluation implementations can be often seen in the context of commercial Cloud Computing, which could severely interfere and spoil evaluation-related comprehension and communication. This paper introduces a taxonomy to help profile and standardize the details of performance evaluation of commercial Cloud services. Through a systematic literature review, we constructed the taxonomy along two dimensions by arranging the atomic elements of Cloud-related performance evaluation. As such, this proposed taxonomy can be employed both to analyze existing evaluation practices through decomposition into elements and to design new experiments through composing elements for evaluating performance of commercial Cloud services. Moreover, through smooth expansion, we can continually adapt this taxonomy to the more general area of evaluation of Cloud Computing.
Index Terms:
Taxonomy,Performance evaluation,Cloud computing,Scalability,Throughput,Reliability,Context,Systematic Literature Review,Taxonomy,Performance Evaluation,Commercial Cloud Services,Cloud Computing
Citation:
Zheng Li, Liam OBrien, Rainbow Cai, He Zhang, "Towards a Taxonomy of Performance Evaluation of Commercial Cloud Services," cloud, pp.344-351, 2012 IEEE Fifth International Conference on Cloud Computing, 2012
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