Lupo, James A.
Barnes, Stephen D.
Hart, Douglas I.
College for Professional Studies
MS Systems Engineering
School of Computer & Information Science
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
Microsoft Windows Azure is Microsoft's cloud based platform for hosting .NET applications. Azure provides a simple, cost effective method for outsourcing application hosting. Windows Azure has caught the eye of researchers in e-science who require parallel computing infrastructures to process mountains of data. Windows Azure offers the same benefits to e-science as it does to other industries. This paper examines the technology behind Azure and analyzes two case studies of e-science projects built on the Windows Azure platform.
Date of Award
© Ian Blair
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Blair, Ian, "A Clouded Future: Analysis of Microsoft Windows Azure As a Platform for Hosting E-Science Applications" (2010). Student Publications. 353.