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A Leasing Instances Based Billing Model for Cloud Computing

  • Qin Yuan
  • Zhixiang Liu
  • Junjie Peng
  • Xing Wu
  • Jiandun Li
  • Fangfang Han
  • Qing Li
  • Wu Zhang
  • Xinjin Fan
  • Shengyuan Kong
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6646)

Abstract

As a new technology in IT industry, cloud computing has been much focused by both academia and industry. And many topics in cloud computing are under study. However, as one of the most important issue, billing and pricing has been not so much concerned. In this paper, we propose a novel pay-per-use billing model that can be used for the applications in cloud computing. Built based on leasing instances, the model is put forward according to the analysis of the real applications in the cloud computing environment. That is, with the model, the users will be charged totally by the amount of the resources they have used. Simulation results show that the model is correct and feasible.

Keywords

Billing model Pricing Leasing instances Cloud computing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Qin Yuan
    • 1
  • Zhixiang Liu
    • 1
  • Junjie Peng
    • 1
    • 2
  • Xing Wu
    • 1
  • Jiandun Li
    • 1
  • Fangfang Han
    • 1
  • Qing Li
    • 1
  • Wu Zhang
    • 1
  • Xinjin Fan
    • 3
  • Shengyuan Kong
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Computer Engineering & ScienceShanghai UniversityShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Key Laboratory of Computer System and ArchitectureInstitute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina
  3. 3.Zople Cloud Computing Technology Co., LtdShanghaiChina

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