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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2014, Article ID 384967, 12 pages
Research Article

Trusted Measurement Model Based on Multitenant Behaviors

College of Computer Science, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing 100124, China

Received 13 January 2014; Accepted 16 February 2014; Published 30 March 2014

Academic Editors: Y. Mao, X. Meng, J. Zhou, and Z. Zhou

Copyright © 2014 Zhen-Hu Ning et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


With a fast growing pervasive computing, especially cloud computing, the behaviour measurement is at the core and plays a vital role. A new behaviour measurement tailored for Multitenants in cloud computing is needed urgently to fundamentally establish trust relationship. Based on our previous research, we propose an improved trust relationship scheme which captures the world of cloud computing where multitenants share the same physical computing platform. Here, we first present the related work on multitenant behaviour; secondly, we give the scheme of behaviour measurement where decoupling of multitenants is taken into account; thirdly, we explicitly explain our decoupling algorithm for multitenants; fourthly, we introduce a new way of similarity calculation for deviation control, which fits the coupled multitenants under study well; lastly, we design the experiments to test our scheme.