AzureBench: Benchmarking the Storage Services of the Azure Cloud Platform

  title={AzureBench: Benchmarking the Storage Services of the Azure Cloud Platform},
  author={Dinesh Agarwal and Sushil K. Prasad},
  journal={2012 IEEE 26th International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium Workshops & PhD Forum},
Cloud computing is becoming mainstream for High Performance Computing (HPC) application development over the last few years. However, even though many vendors have rolled out their commercial cloud infrastructures, the service offerings are usually only best-effort based, without any performance guarantees. Cloud computing effectively saves the eScience developer the hassles of resource provisioning but utilization of these resources will be questionable if it can not meet the performance… CONTINUE READING
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