Sedic: Privacy-Aware Data Intensive Computing on Hybrid Clouds

The emergence of cost-effective cloud services offers organizations great opportunity to reduce their cost and increase productivity. This development, however, is hampered by privacy concerns: a significant amount of organizational computing workload at least partially involves sensitive data and therefore cannot be directly outsourced to the public cloud. The scale of these computing tasks also renders existing secure outsourcing techniques less applicable. A natural solution is to split a task, keeping the computation on the private data within an organization's private cloud while moving the rest to the public commercial cloud. However, this hybrid cloud computing is not supported by today's data-intensive computing frameworks, MapReduce in particular, which forces the users to manually split their computing tasks.

Provided by: Association for Computing Machinery Topic: Cloud Date Added: Oct 2011 Format: PDF

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