Accounting Models for Cloud Computing : A Systematic Mapping Study

  title={Accounting Models for Cloud Computing : A Systematic Mapping Study},
  author={Francisco Airton Pereira da Silva and Paulo Anselmo da Mota Silveira Neto and V. C. Garcia and Rodrigo Elia Assad and Fernando Trinta},
Cloud services change the economics of computing by enabling users to pay only for the capacity that they actually use. In this context, cloud providers have their own accounting models including their billing mechanisms and pricing schemes to achieve this efficient pay-as-you-go model. Thus it is important to study this heterogeneity aiming to map out the existing accounting models to become possible new proposals or future standardizations. Therefore, this paper focuses on mapping accounting… CONTINUE READING