Ricardo Vilaça

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Cloud computing infrastructures are the most recent approach to the development and conception of computational systems. Cloud infrastructures are complex environments with various subsystems, each one with their own challenges. Cloud systems should be able to provide the following fundamental property: elasticity. Elasticity is the ability to automatically(More)
The current exponential growth of data calls for massive-scale capabilities of storage and processing. Such large volumes of data tend to disallow their centralized storage and processing making extensive and flexible data partitioning unavoidable. This is being acknowledged by several major Internet players embracing the Cloud computing model and offering(More)
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