Cloud Computing..

21 Oct

Cloud computing is Internet -based (“cloud”) development and use of computer technology . The cloud is a metaphor for the Internet (based on how it is depicted in computer network diagrams) and is an abstraction for the complex infrastructure it conceals. It is a style of computing in which IT-related capabilities are provided “as a service”, allowing users to access technology-enabled services from the Internet (“in the cloud”) without knowledge of, expertise with, or control over the technology infrastructure that supports them.

Cloud computing is associated with Web2.0

we can define cloud computing as a

  • Software as a service
  • Hardware as a service
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2 Responses to “Cloud Computing..”

  1. theinevitabletruth 10/21/2008 at 8:45 pm #

    I am sure it depends upon the cloud as to which the cloud is.

    Google application engine and its associated applications is software as a service whereas Amazon EC2 is hardware as a service.

    I think the real question is how will both strategy’s survive?

    Take a look at my blog entry on this subject
    http://theinevitabletruth.wordpress.com/2008/10/21/cloud-computing/

  2. Wiley India 01/08/2010 at 11:38 am #

    Nice blog and good information on cloud computing. To know more on Cloud computing and related book, visit http://computeranditbooksblog.wordpress.com/

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