Ad hoc Cloud Computing

Gary Mcgilvary, Adam Barker, Malcolm Atkinson

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This paper presents the first complete, integrated and end-to-end solution for ad hoc cloud computing environments. Ad hoc clouds harvest resources from existing
sporadically available, non-exclusive (i.e. primarily used for some other purpose) and unreliable infrastructures. In this paper we discuss the problems ad hoc cloud computing solves and outline our architecture which is based on BOINC.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCloud Computing (CLOUD), 2015 IEEE 8th International Conference on
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)978-1-4673-7286-2
Publication statusPublished - 2015


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