Cloud Computing

"Cloud computing" means - in contrast to the traditional notion of a supercomputer, with many locally connected processors - a collection of computing resources will residing somewhere on the web connected and used as needed.

Some clips about a direction in which the information infrastructure seems to be moving:
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Defining cloud computing

Ask a dozen people what "cloud computing" means and you'll get a dozen different answers,
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Cloud computing

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Cloud computing or Server Cloud, gained attention in 2007 as it became a popular solution to the problem of horizontal scalability.

The architecture behind cloud computing is a massive network of "cloud servers" interconnected as if in a grid running in parallel, sometimes using the technique of virtualization to maximize computing power per server.

Diagram of cloud computing architecture.
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Inside the emerging world of cloud computing

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What cloud computing really means

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Early experiments in cloud computing
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A step closer to the integrated cloud
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Amazon's cloud computing service fuels startup's launch

How the Google-Apple Cloud Computer Will Work
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Google and the Wisdom of Clouds

Times Online

May 5, 2008

Cloud computing

Are there dangers to having information infrastructure, software and services hosted on the internet rather than on our own personal computers?

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