Simulation tools for cloud computing

Bernardi Pranggono, Dabiah Alboaneen, Huaglory Tianfield

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Citations (Scopus)


Simulation tools are essential to evaluate cloud computing services and applications. This chapter surveys the various simulation platforms and tools of cloud computing through a literature review and classification of journal articles, conference papers, and technical reports. The review and discussion on the cloud computing simulation tools also provides insights on modeling and evaluation of cloud computing services and applications. Various cloud computing simulation tools are reviewed and characteristics of the tools are identified. Finally, the chapter notes the challenges and the future research for next-generation cloud computing simulation tools to obtain more accurate results and keep in pace with the advance of technologies.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSimulation Technologies in Networking and Communications: Selecting the Best Tool for the Test
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages26
ISBN (Electronic)9780429075971
ISBN (Print)9781482225495
Publication statusPublished - 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Engineering(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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