Date Added: Jun 2013
Cloud computing, as a new computing pattern having the capacity of sharing computing and storage, has been developed steadily and rapidly during recent years. It is selected by the famous scientific journal Technology Review published by MIT as one of the ten newly developed technologies which have changed the world. At present, the research of data storage and management in cloud computing mainly focuses on dealing with data expression and search. This study gives a comprehensive survey of numerous models and approaches of data-intensive applications in cloud computing in both academic and industrial communities.