CLOUD-X - Remote Desktops and Applications through Web Browsers

Edgar Fabián Hernández-Ventura, Jorge Buenabad-Chávez

Abstract

Cloud computing is gaining general acceptance and we believe it will broaden its user base significantly once users can run their favourite applications in the Cloud through web browsers and with the same interface that each such application is used in a desktop or laptop computer. This paper presents CloudX, a new architecture based on web browser techonologies for the X Window system. X Window is the de facto standard for window display in Unix-like operating systems. CloudX translates X Window commands to web browser display commands using AJAX and SVG (Scalar Vector Graphics) technologies. CloudX does not require any extension to the X Window system nor any plugin to the web browser.

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in Harvard Style

Fabián Hernández-Ventura E. and Buenabad-Chávez J. (2011). CLOUD-X - Remote Desktops and Applications through Web Browsers . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Software and Database Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT, ISBN 978-989-8425-76-8, pages 234-237. DOI: 10.5220/0003611302340237


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icsoft11,
author={Edgar Fabián Hernández-Ventura and Jorge Buenabad-Chávez},
title={CLOUD-X - Remote Desktops and Applications through Web Browsers},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Software and Database Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT,},
year={2011},
pages={234-237},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003611302340237},
isbn={978-989-8425-76-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Software and Database Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT,
TI - CLOUD-X - Remote Desktops and Applications through Web Browsers
SN - 978-989-8425-76-8
AU - Fabián Hernández-Ventura E.
AU - Buenabad-Chávez J.
PY - 2011
SP - 234
EP - 237
DO - 10.5220/0003611302340237