International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering (IJARCSSE)
Trust is a very major factor of consideration in cloud computing; in present day practices trust depends largely on perception of reputation by cloud users and cloud brokers and self-assessment by providers of cloud services. Direct Trust is the most contributing factor for trust computation. This paper introduces a variation on how to consider the factors for direct trust computation, with a survey of existing mechanisms for establishing trust, involving approaches related to Direct Trust and comments on their limitations. This paper then adds by proposing a more important factor namely "Age-of-experience" which is to be applied on the satisfaction component of Direct Trust computation.