Expected by: 01 February 2024
Managing Internet of Things Applications across Edge and Cloud Data Centres

Managing Internet of Things Applications across Edge and Cloud Data Centres

Edited by Rajiv Ranjan, Karan Mitra, Prem Prakash Jayaraman, Albert Y. Zomaya

Cloud computing has been a game changer for internet-based applications such as content delivery networks, social networking and multi-tier enterprise applications. However, the requirements for low-latency data access, security, bandwidth, mobility, and cost have challenged centralized data center-based cloud computing models, which is driving the need for the novel computing paradigms of edge and fog computing. The internet of things (IoT) focuses on discovery, aggregation, management, and acting on data originating from internet-connected devices via programmable sensors, actuators, mobile phones, surveillance cameras, routers, gateways and switches. But the aggregation of this data is expensive and can be time consuming.

Traditional cloud-centric resource management models need to move towards more distributed and decentralized models so that they can cope with the challenges posed by the evolution of IoT smart devices and network solutions. However, supporting IoT data processing across cloud and edge data centers is not a trivial challenge. IoT sensing devices must be configured as a collection of data-analytics driven workflows where each node in the process can essentially run on multiple heterogeneous cloud and edge data centers.

This book presents state-of-the-art interdisciplinary computing research in the application lifecycle management for internet of things in edge and cloud computing. The book addresses challenges from a distributed system perspective that includes both cyber and physical aspects. The authors aim to bring together the four paradigms of cloud and edge computing, cyber physical systems, internet of things and big data for future ICT systems.

Written and edited by an international team of experts in the field, this book offers key insights to researchers, engineers, IT professionals, advanced students, postgraduate students and lecturers working in the fields of parallel and distributed computing, data mining, information retrieval, cloud, edge and fog computing, and the IoT.

About the Editors

Rajiv Ranjan is the university chair professor for internet of things research, co-director of the Networked and Ubiquitous Systems Engineering (NUSE) Group and academic director of the School of Computing, as well as research director of the Newcastle Urban Observatory at Newcastle University, UK. He is an expert in algorithms, resource management models and distributed system architectures for cloud computing, IoT and big data. He is a senior member of IEEE.

Karan Mitra is an assistant professor at Luleå University of Technology, Sweden. His research interests include cloud computing, mobile and pervasive computing systems, quality of experience modelling and prediction and context-aware computing. He has published over 50 research papers. He is a member of the IEEE and ACM. He is serving as an associate editor for ACM Computing Surveys. He received his dual PhD degree from Monash University, Australia and Luleå University of Technology, Sweden.

Prem Prakash Jayaraman is a professor in internet of things and distributed systems at Swinburne University of Technology, Australia. He leads several strategic initiatives, including Director of the Factory of the Future, the Digital Innovation Lab and the Advanced Manufacturing Industry 4.0 Hub at Swinburne. His research area of interest is broadly around distributed systems, particularly IoT, cloud computing and mobile computing aiming to establish and develop novel techniques and solutions for deploying and provision resilient and interoperable IoT analytics applications across multi-cloud and smart device/edge environments.

Albert Y. Zomaya is Peter Nicol Russell chair professor of computer science and director of the Centre for Distributed and High-Performance Computing in the School of Computer Science at the University of Sydney, Australia. His research interests span several areas in parallel and distributed computing and complex systems. He has published more than 500 scientific papers and articles and is author and editor of more than 20 books.

Item Subjects:
Computing and Networks

Publication Year: 2024

Pages: 336

ISBN-13: 978-1-78561-779-9

Format: HBK

Editors: Rajiv Ranjan, Karan Mitra, Prem Prakash Jayaraman, Albert Y. Zomaya

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