Scientific computation and data management using Microsoft Windows Azure

Steven Johnston, Simon Cox, Kenji Takeda

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review


Cloud computing is the next stage in the evolution of computational and data handling infrastructure, establishing scale out from clients, to clusters to clouds. With the use of a case study, Microsoft Windows Azure has been applied to Space Situational Awareness (SSA) creating a system that is robust and scalable, demonstrating how to harness the capabilities of cloud computing. The generic aspects of cloud computing are discussed throughout.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGrid and Cloud Database Management
EditorsSandro Fiore, Giovanni Aloisio
Number of pages24
ISBN (Electronic)9783642200458
ISBN (Print)9783642200441
Publication statusPublished - 2011


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