|An Explanation of Cloud Computing|
|Monday, 20 June 2011|
An Explanation of Cloud Computing
Cloud computing has been a hot topic in the past few years as computer hardware becomes more powerful allowing for more to happen on a single or small group of machines which can act as a server farm. While a lot of cloud computing technology is not new, there has been lot of advancements and new ideas that have come up.
When drawing a network diagram, a cloud normally refers to an unknown network or a network you do not care about the details. Most of the time, a cloud is drawn to represent the Internet. Cloud computing is anything that happens in that network. It's been around since the Internet itself, but it's form has seen new additions and overall changed. This article will go over various forms of cloud computing and look at the advantages and disadvantages... IceTeks