The cloud of geographically distributed data centers
2 National Research Centre “Kurchatov Institute” Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute, 188300 Gatchina, Russia
Published online: 17 September 2019
ITMO University (ifmo.ru) is developing the cloud of geographically distributed data centres. The geographically distributed means data centres (DC) located in different places far from each other by hundreds or thousands of kilometres. Usage of the geographically distributed data centres promises a number of advantages for end users such as opportunity to add additional DC and service availability through redundancy and geographical distribution. Services like data transfer, computing, and data storage are provided to users in the form of virtual objects including virtual machines, virtual storage, virtual data transfer link.
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