Volunteer Computing and Desktop Cloud: The Cloud@Home Paradigm

@article{Cunsolo2009VolunteerCA,
  title={Volunteer Computing and Desktop Cloud: The Cloud@Home Paradigm},
  author={Vincenzo D. Cunsolo and Salvatore Distefano and Antonio Puliafito and Marco Scarpa},
  journal={2009 Eighth IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications},
  year={2009},
  pages={134-139}
}
Only commercial Cloud solutions have been implemented so far, offering computing resources and services for renting. Some interesting projects, such as Nimbus, OpenNEbula, Reservoir, work on Cloud. One of their aims is to provide a Cloud infrastructure able to provide and share resources and services for scientific purposes. The encouraging results of Volunteer computing projects in this context and the flexibility of the Cloud, suggested to address our research efforts towards a combined new… 

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