A View at Desktop Clouds

Abdulelah Alwabel, Robert Walters, Gary Wills


Cloud has emerged as a new computing paradigm that promises to move into computing-as-utility era. Desktop Cloud is a new type of Cloud computing. It merges two computing models: Cloud computing and volunteer computing. The aim of Desktop Cloud is to provide Cloud services out of infrastructure that is not made for this purpose in order to reduce running and maintenance costs. This paper discusses this new type of Cloud by comparing it with current Cloud and Desktop Grid models. It, also, presents several research challenges in Desktop Cloud that require further attention.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Alwabel A., Walters R. and Wills G. (2014). A View at Desktop Clouds . In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Emerging Software as a Service and Analytics - Volume 1: ESaaSA, (CLOSER 2014) ISBN 978-989-758-026-0, pages 55-61. DOI: 10.5220/0004983400550061

in Bibtex Style

author={Abdulelah Alwabel and Robert Walters and Gary Wills},
title={A View at Desktop Clouds},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Workshop on Emerging Software as a Service and Analytics - Volume 1: ESaaSA, (CLOSER 2014)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the International Workshop on Emerging Software as a Service and Analytics - Volume 1: ESaaSA, (CLOSER 2014)
TI - A View at Desktop Clouds
SN - 978-989-758-026-0
AU - Alwabel A.
AU - Walters R.
AU - Wills G.
PY - 2014
SP - 55
EP - 61
DO - 10.5220/0004983400550061