Clouds at the crossroads: research perspectives

Ymir Vigfusson, Gregory Chockler

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Despite its promise, most cloud computing innovations have been almost exclusively driven by a few industry leaders, such as Google, Amazon, Yahoo!, Microsoft, and IBM. The involvement of a wider research community, both in academia and industrial labs, has so far been patchy without a clear agenda. In our opinion, the limited participation stems from the prevalent view that clouds are mostly an engineering and business-oriented phenomenon based on stitching together existing technologies and tools.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10-13
Number of pages4
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2010

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