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    An Openstack based accounting and billing service for future internet applications

    Omosebi, O. and Sotiriadis, Stelios and Bessis, N. (2016) An Openstack based accounting and billing service for future internet applications. In: UNSPECIFIED (ed.) Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA), 2016 IEEE 30th International Conference on. IEEE, pp. 618-623. ISBN 9781509018581.

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    Abstract

    In latest years, there is a corresponding growth for cloud computing services, especially for those that can be offered as modular components in order to construct Future Internet (FI) applications. In addition, the emergence of inter-clouds as the mean to achieve utilization of various services available from different providers highlights new research directions. Following the business benefits of the cloud services into more advanced and modular systems the requirements for effective accounting and billing with regards to the service usage and the accurate billing of consumers of services becomes challenging. This work focuses on cloud platforms, their platform segregations and services, and presents an accounting and billing service that can be used to rate, charge and bill consumers of within a cloud or an inter-cloud platforms. The solution is developed based on FIWARE platform, which promotes the usage of Cloud Computing in Europe by designing general purpose cloud services namely as Generic Enablers (GEs). Here we design and implement an Accounting and Billing GE that is built upon OpenStack platforms and hosted as an easily to deploy and use cloud service.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    Additional Information: ISSN: 1550-445X
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): cloud computing, invoicing, Europe, FI applications, FIWARE platform, Future Internet applications, GE, Openstack based accounting, billing service, cloud computing, cloud computing services, cloud platforms, general purpose cloud services, generic enablers, interclouds, platform segregations, service usage, Cloud computing, Computational modeling, Data collection, Monitoring, Pricing, Accounting and billing in cloud, Cloud Computing, Cloud Services, FIWARE, Future Internet, Inter-Cloud, OpenStack
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Computer Science and Information Systems
    Research Centre: Birkbeck Knowledge Lab
    Depositing User: Stelios Sotiriadis
    Date Deposited: 10 May 2018 08:07
    Last Modified: 10 May 2018 08:07
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/21811

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