METERING THE CLOUD PROVIDERS

Fahad Abdel Kader

Abstract

Cloud computing has recently emerged as a modified computing platform, which offers a variety of services for different level of users. At the moment, such services are offered at very low prices, but as the concept of cloud computing will find more adopters, a real market will emerge. At that point in time it will be critical for the customers to verify the bills that they receive from their cloud provider. Therefore, there is a need to not only verify the correctness of the bill but also that the whole process should be real time and automated. An automated cloud metering solution is presented in this paper. The idea is to design a meter which monitors the respective activities as defined in the terms of SLA and generates a bill accordingly. This generated bill will then be automatically compared with the cloud provider’s bill for any errors. This position paper describes the architectural design of the cloud meter and functioning of the automated meter, and then concludes with the information about the future work.

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in Harvard Style

Abdel Kader F. (2011). METERING THE CLOUD PROVIDERS . In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER, ISBN 978-989-8425-52-2, pages 525-528. DOI: 10.5220/0003449605250528


in Bibtex Style

@conference{closer11,
author={Fahad Abdel Kader},
title={METERING THE CLOUD PROVIDERS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,},
year={2011},
pages={525-528},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003449605250528},
isbn={978-989-8425-52-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,
TI - METERING THE CLOUD PROVIDERS
SN - 978-989-8425-52-2
AU - Abdel Kader F.
PY - 2011
SP - 525
EP - 528
DO - 10.5220/0003449605250528