Dear Colleagues,

We are happy to invite submissions of your work to the Future Internet special issue entitled Multi-Clouds and Edge Computing, edited by Dr. Yiannis Verginadis, Dr. Geir Horn, Prof. Dr. Mohamed El-Tarhuni, Prof. Dr. Tamas Kiss and Dr. Dimitrios Kardaras.

Special Issue link:

Submission deadline: 129 October 2021. An earlier publishing date is possible, however.

Please click the top left button Submit to Special Issue on the special issue link if you feel interested. Please contact or if you have any questions. 

Potential topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

Design and implementation of multi-cloud management platforms;
Applications and algorithms for big data and mobile edge computing multi-clouds;
Automatic DevOps support for data-intensive applications in the cloud continuum;
Ontologies and languages for multi-cloud application modeling;
Advanced monitoring and event management systems in heterogeneous cloud and edge environments;
Polymorphic applications in multi-clouds;
Fuzzy logic approaches for the allocation, management, and configuration of cloud computing resources;
Cloud computing service selection models;
Optimization of distributed cloud computing (infrastructure and applications);
Cloud and edge computing for streamed data (processing or distribution);
Cloud and edge continuum used for real-time control;
Forecasting algorithms and solutions for proactive adaptation;
Function as a service (FaaS) provisioning, deployment, and management in fog computing;
Security, privacy, and transparency for multi-clouds and edge computing;
Data lifecycle management in heterogeneous cloud and edge environments;
Multi-cloud resilience, robustness, load balancing, and failover handling;
AI for scalability and QoS for multi-cloud big data applications;
Hybrid-cloud high-performance computing (HPC) applications.

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We look forward to hearing from you. 

Kind regards, 

Christina Tan/MDPI
Assistant Editor
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