publication . Thesis . 2014

Mobility and cloud: operating in intermittent, austere network conditions

Wee, Toon Joo; Ling, Yu Xian Eldine;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Sep 2014
  • Publisher: Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School
Cloud computing is emerging as the mainstream platform for a range of on-demand applications, services, and infrastructure. Before the benefits of cloud computing are realized, several technology challenges must be addressed. Operating in intermittent and austere network conditions is one of such challenges, which navy ships face when communicating with land-based cloud computing environments. Given limited bandwidth and intermittent connectivity of satellite connections, mechanisms are needed to support data requirements of navy ships. Data caching and pre-fetching can be useful in such conditions. Caches act as temporary local storage and can satisfy data requ...
free text keywords: Cloud computing, cloudlet, mobility, cache
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