Cloud Computing Challenges
In spite of a technology enabler, cloud computing is facing
many challenges in different aspects. Some of the main challenges faced by
cloud computing are as follows:
This is another challenge to cloud computing that
applications should easily be migrated from one cloud provider to another.
There should not be vendor lock-in. However, it is not yet made possible
because each of the cloud provider uses different standard languages for their
SECURITY & PRIVACY
Security and Privacy of information is the biggest challenge
to cloud computing. Security and privacy issues can be overcome by employing
encryption, security hardware and security applications.
To deliver data intensive applications on cloud requires
high network bandwidth, which results in high cost. If done at low bandwidth,
then it does not meet the required computing performance of cloud application.
It is necessary for cloud systems to be reliable and robust
because most of the businesses are now becoming dependent on services provided
Application on one platform should be able to incorporate
services from other platform. It is made possible via web services. But writing
such web services is very complex.