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What is cloud computing ? tell me

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Asked by Iqbal Seth, 14 Feb '13 06:13 pm
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Cloud computing refers to applications and services offered over the Internet. These services are offered from data centers all over the world, which collectively are referred to as the "cloud." This metaphor represents the intangible, yet universal nature of the Internet.

The idea of the "cloud" simplifies the many network connections and computer systems involved in online services. In fact, many network diagrams use the image of a cloud to represent the Internet. This symbolizes the Internet's broad reach, while simplifying its complexity. Any user with an Internet connection can access the cloud and the services it provides. Since these services are often connected, users can share information between multiple systems and with other users.

Examples of cloud computing include online backup services, social networking services, and personal data services such as Apple's MobileMe. Cloud computing also includes online applications, such as those offered through Microsoft Online S ...more
Answered by Joseph Chacko, 14 Feb '13 09:54 pm

 
  
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Cloud computing refers to the use and access of multiple server-based computational resources via a digital network (WAN, Internet connection using the World Wide Web, etc.). Cloud users may access the server resources using a computer, netbook, pad computer, smart phone, or other device. In cloud computing, applications are provided and managed by the cloud server and data is also stored remotely in the cloud configuration. Users do not download and install applications on their own device or computer; all processing and storage is maintained by the cloud server. The on-line services may be offered from a cloud provider or by a private organization.
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 14 Feb '13 06:14 pm

 
  
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Http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_computing
Answered by iqbal seth, 15 Feb '13 03:23 am

 
  
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When Indra Dev sits on cloud and count how many drops he can shower , its called cloud computing
Answered by Gernal Singh, 14 Feb '13 11:21 pm

 
  
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Cloud Computing is mostly used for Corporations, usually for web servers.

There are a couple of different Cloud Computing strategies that are common. The first is a Content Delivery Network (CDN) such as Amazon's cloud service.

A CDN lets you upload a file to one server and then have it distributed across tens, hundreds or even thousands of servers around the world. The file will be available for download from any one of those servers, and if one server fails, the user automatically downloads from the next available server on the cloud. By default, the user downloads from the closest server or the server with the lowest ping time. The advantage is that there is an extraordinary amount of redundancy and the speed at which users can download will likely increase. In addition, the traffic load from the downloads is taken off your main/central webserver where you host your web pages.

Another strategy is to form a linked network of tens or hundreds of servers that all work together ...more
Answered by jafar, 14 Feb '13 10:25 pm

 
  
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As a metaphor for the Internet, "the cloud" is a familiar clich, but when combined with "computing," the meaning gets bigger and fuzzier. Some analysts and vendors define cloud computing narrowly as an updated version of utility computing: basically virtual servers available over the Internet. Others go very broad, arguing anything you consume outside the firewall is "in the cloud," including conventional outsourcing.

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Cloud computing comes into focus only when you think about what IT always needs: a way to increase capacity or add capabilities on the fly without investing in new infrastructure, training new personnel, or licensing new software. Cloud computing encompasses any subscription-based or pay-per-use servic ...more
Answered by Quest, 14 Feb '13 10:11 pm

 
  
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Donot know exactly
Answered by Vilas Deshpande, 14 Feb '13 06:16 pm

 
  
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