VOLARE: Context-Aware Adaptive Cloud Service Discovery for Mobile Systems

Date Added: Nov 2010
Format: PDF

With the recent widespread use of smart mobile devices, as well as the increasing availability of fast and reliable wireless Internet connections for mobile devices, there is increased interest in mobile applications where the majority of the processing occurs on the server side. The flexibility, stability and scalability offered by cloud services make them an ideal architecture to use in client applications in a resource limited mobile environment. This is because mobile application usage patterns tend to be uneven, with various usage spikes according to time and location.