Cloud Convergence

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July 2014

This is an exciting time for cloud computing, as not only is the field expanding very fast, but also many organizations, communities, and people are involved. This issue of IEEE Cloud Computing includes a full roster of columns and departments, several of which touch on the use of open source software for cloud computing, a topic of a future special issue. The issue also features a roundtable of experts from academia discussing current cloud challenges, how the industry is addressing these challenges, and how cloud technologies are evolving. Other topics include interoperability in the cloud and cloud sensor data. Read More here

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Intersection of the Cloud and Big Data

Intersection of the Cloud and Big Data

This column examines the intersection of the two biggest trends in computing today: the cloud and big data. The industry hype around the cloud and big data has resulted in nebulous definitions for each. Here, we look at the convergence point from both the consumer and producer perspectives. Read full article »

Security and Privacy in Cloud Computing

Security and Privacy in Cloud Computing

Significant research and development efforts in both industry and academia aim to improve the cloud's security and privacy. The author discusses related challenges, opportunities, and solutions. Read full article »