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What is cloud computing?

  • 2009-04-03
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  • William Alexander
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If you have seen any system architecture diagrams, which I guess you should have, you couldn't have missed the cloud in the center of any system diagrams. The cloud usually means "Internet". So it goes without saying that the cloud in "cloud computing" simply means the Internet. However when computing is added to it, there is a whole new meaning. As with any upcoming technology buzzwords, "cloud computing" is bound to have many definitions. It simply means any service that is available over Internet.
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What is SaaS?

  • 2009-03-28
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  • William Alexander
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Typically a Software is either an Application software or a system software. An application software is meant for humans and is developed to solve a specific problem or a purpose. For example Microsoft Word is an application that is meant for Data Processing. System software on the other hand is a software that is meant for machines and is developed to interact with machines. Application softwares usually work with system software to form an useful solution. For example a printer driver is a system software and interacts with a printer and a computer processor. An application software such as Microsoft Word uses these drivers to print a document.
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What is IAAS?

  • 2010-12-09
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  • William Alexander
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IASS stands for Infrastructure As A Service. Wasn't that easy to understand? Infrastructure here means all the servers, the switches, the storage, the ups, the firewalls, the routers and any network equipment that normally sits in your "server room".
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Introduction to Amazon Web Services

  • 2010-07-03
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  • Clay Loveless, Chief Architect, Mashery
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While Amazon Web Services (AWS) may seem like an unusual service for an online retailer, AWS is actually a natural progression for a company as seasoned at providing rock-solid internet applications as Amazon. Over the years, Amazon has cultivated a tremendous amount of knowledge around what it takes to build and maintain a successful, highly scalable web application. Fortunately for the rest of us, they've made this knowledge available to all developers via AWS.
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What is Windows Azure?

  • 2010-08-13
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  • Emiley J
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The Windows Azureā„¢ Platform is an Internet-scale cloud services platform hosted through Microsoft data centers. The platform includes the Windows Azure operating system and a set of rich developer services.
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