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Measured service

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

MS

Definition(s):

  Cloud systems automatically control and optimize resource use by leveraging a metering capability [1] at some level of abstraction appropriate to the type of service (e.g., storage, processing, bandwidth, and active user accounts). Resource usage can be monitored, controlled, and reported, providing transparency for both the provider and consumer of the utilized service.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-145