Evaluation and design of highly reliable and highly utilized cloud computing systems

@article{Snyder2015EvaluationAD,
  title={Evaluation and design of highly reliable and highly utilized cloud computing systems},
  author={Brett Snyder and Jordan Ringenberg and Robert C. Green and Vijay Kumar Devabhaktuni and Mansoor Alam},
  journal={Journal of Cloud Computing},
  year={2015},
  volume={4},
  pages={1-16}
}
Cloud computing paradigm has ushered in the need to provide resources to users in a scalable, flexible, and transparent fashion much like any other utility. This has led to a need for developing evaluation techniques that can provide quantitative measures of reliability of a cloud computing system (CCS) for efficient planning and expansion. This paper presents a new, scalable algorithm based on non-sequential Monte Carlo Simulation (MCS) to evaluate large scale cloud computing system (CCS… 
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