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Cloud Computing: Performance Analysis

Hamzeh Khazaei

University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Jelena Mišić

Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Vojislav B. Mišić

Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

CONTENTS

8.1    Introduction

8.2    Related Work

8.3    The Analytical Model

8.3.1    The Markov Chain

8.3.2    Departure Probabilities

8.3.3    Transition Matrix

8.4    Numerical Validation

8.5    Conclusions

8.6    Glossary

Cloud computing is a computing paradigm in which different computing resources, including infrastructure, hardware platforms, and software applications, are made accessible to remote users as services. Successful provision of infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and, consequently, widespread adoption ...

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