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Jay

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What is cloud computing?
« on: 12/11/2009 16:30:02 »
Jay asked the Naked Scientists:
   
In short what is cloud computing, how does it work, how will it affect the future and particularly security and privacy?

What do you think?


 

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What is cloud computing?
« Reply #1 on: 14/11/2009 09:12:59 »
Cloud computing is where functions are distributed over the internet. These functions can be simple data supply or more complex interactive processing. The term is used loosely.

Like all such systems, measures will have to be taken to ensure security of data and, how ever hard people try to get security, someone will find a way to break it. I would say such systems must be inherently less secure than a private network, but encryption technology is pretty good nowadays, providing it is employed of course.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 15/11/2009 20:10:54 »
I think what you have in mind is

http://boinc.berkeley.edu/projects.php

And the search for extraterrestrial intelligence is SETI.com.
« Last Edit: 15/11/2009 20:50:23 by syhprum »
 

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« Reply #3 on: 03/09/2011 09:15:34 »
Cloud Computing is computing service rather than a computing product. Here computing means the activity of using and improving computers hardware and software. In simple terms it is a network where data, software, and information are provided to the computers as a utility. The cloud computing can be of different types, but the most efficient is an Managed cloud computing.

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« Last Edit: 03/09/2011 10:00:56 by chris »
 

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« Reply #4 on: 24/10/2011 04:50:00 »
Maybe the user data, also the main application store in the internet supplier.
That also cause the network jam problems, so much traffic happen same time, maybe cause too longer system waiting time and loss of information.
 

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« Reply #5 on: 24/10/2011 10:12:54 »
Cloud security and privacy are some of the biggest cloud computing issues. Secure your data and ensure your cloud compliance strategy with this primer.
The Seven Challenges Of Cloud Computing:
1.Control
2.Performance
3.Security
4.Cost of Bandwidth
5.Vendor Lock-In
6.Transparency
7.Reliability
 

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What is cloud computing?
« Reply #6 on: 27/10/2011 11:39:18 »
WSDL(port configurations - with documentation) and SOAP messaging envelopes, "http web services" and "web service registrys" such as ebxml registries and public or private registrys?

I understood it to mean the above but "vague collection of" and "collected for" ,tools, like a portal gets(borrows - streams) information from many sites to make up a site , but made from those functions to be joined up from???
« Last Edit: 27/10/2011 11:41:38 by nicephotog »
 

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« Reply #7 on: 01/12/2011 13:35:15 »
Business applications are moving to the cloud. It's not just a fashion model changing traditional software to the Internet has been gaining momentum over the past 10 years. Looking ahead, the next decade of cloud computing promises new ways to collaborate everywhere through mobile devices.

Life before cloud computing

Traditional business applications has always been very complicated and costly. The number and variety of hardware and software needed to run are enormous. You need a team of experts to install, configure, test, run, secure and update them.

Multiplying this effort through dozens or hundreds of applications, it is easy to see why the largest companies with the best IT departments are not getting the applications they need. Small and medium enterprises have no chance.
Cloud computing: a better way

With cloud computing, eliminate headaches because they are not going to manage hardware and software, which is the responsibility of a provider with experience as salesforce.com. The shared infrastructure means it works as a utility: You only pay for what you need, updates are automatic, and scale up or down is easy.

Cloud-based applications can be up and running in days or weeks, and cost less. With a cloud application, you just open a browser, log in, customize the application and start using it.
Companies are running all kinds of applications in the cloud, such as customer relationship management (CRM), human resources, accounting, and more. Some of the world's largest companies moved their applications to the cloud with salesforce.com after rigorously test the safety and reliability of our infrastructure.
As cloud computing grows in popularity, thousands of companies are simply rebranding their lack of cloud products and services as "cloud computing." Whenever further evaluation of the offers of cloud and keep in mind that if you have to buy and manage hardware and software, which is not really looking for cloud computing, but a false cloud.

Cloud 2: Mobility and collaboration

The latest innovations in cloud computing are making our business even more applications and collaborative mobile, similar to popular consumer applications like Facebook and Twitter. As consumers, we now expect that the information that matters will be pushed to us in real time and business applications in the cloud is heading in that direction. With Cloud 2, continuing his work is as simple as keeping up his personal life on Facebook.
 

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What is cloud computing?
« Reply #8 on: 01/12/2011 19:30:54 »
Business applications are moving to the cloud. It's not just a fashion model changing traditional software to the Internet has been gaining momentum over the past 10 years. Looking ahead, the next decade of cloud computing promises new ways to collaborate everywhere through mobile devices.

Life before cloud computing

Traditional.....

Yes, well, we could have read pretty much the same thing here.

http://www.atlantasalesforce.org/salesforce/what-is-cloud-computing


 

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