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A Study on Cloud Simulation Tools

by Kalpana Ettikyala, Y Rama Devi
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 115 - Number 14
Year of Publication: 2015
Authors: Kalpana Ettikyala, Y Rama Devi

Kalpana Ettikyala, Y Rama Devi . A Study on Cloud Simulation Tools. International Journal of Computer Applications. 115, 14 ( April 2015), 18-21. DOI=10.5120/20220-2500

@article{ 10.5120/20220-2500,
author = { Kalpana Ettikyala, Y Rama Devi },
title = { A Study on Cloud Simulation Tools },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { April 2015 },
volume = { 115 },
number = { 14 },
month = { April },
year = { 2015 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 18-21 },
numpages = {9},
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doi = { 10.5120/20220-2500 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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Cloud computing is an emerging technology, advancing quickly in IT due to the flexibility of using computing without buying any infrastructure but by using as pay-per-use model. It is risky to evaluate the performance of cloud environments as cloud computing adoption increases. The simulation technology has become a powerful tool in cloud computing research community to address these issues. Various cloud simulators have been precisely developed for testing and performance analysis of cloud computing environments. This paper presents a study, analysis and comparison of various existing cloud simulation tools.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Cloud computing Data centers Cloud simulation tools.