Intercloud Resource Discovery: A Future Perspective using Blockchain Technology
Keywords:Intercloud, Challenges in resource discovery, Blockchain technology, intercloud resource management, intercloud technologies
Intercloud is a single logical entity orchestrating resources from different individual clouds providing on-demand resource provisioning in a seamless manner. However, achieving efficient resource discovery in the intercloud environment remains a challenging task owing to the heterogeneity of resources and diversity of cloud platforms. The paper briefs about intercloud resource discovery, outlines the current work done using existing approaches and examines the challenges involved. Finally, the paper explains the concept of blockchain and presents an innovative conceptual model for efficient resource discovery in intercloud.
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