Going back and forth: efficient multideployment and multisnapshotting on clouds

@inproceedings{Nicolae2011GoingBA,
  title={Going back and forth: efficient multideployment and multisnapshotting on clouds},
  author={Bogdan Nicolae and John Bresnahan and Katarzyna Keahey and Gabriel Antoniu},
  booktitle={HPDC},
  year={2011}
}
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud computing has revolutionized the way we think of acquiring resources by introducing a simple change: allowing users to lease computational resources from the cloud provider's datacenter for a short time by deploying virtual machines (VMs) on these resources. This new model raises new challenges in the design and development of IaaS middleware. One of those challenges is the need to deploy a large number (hundreds or even thousands) of VM instances… CONTINUE READING