Cloud Computing; Feb 18th
February 17, 2009
- Any web application is a cloud application in the sense that it resides in the cloud. Google, Amazon, Facebook, twitter, flickr, and virtually every other Web 2.0 application is a cloud application.
- People use the term “cloud” more specifically in describing web applications that were formerly delivered locally on a PC, like spreadsheets, word processing, databases, and even email.
- Flickr (Picasa, Webshots, etc.)
- Any others?
Online Office software:
- Can we please define cloud computing?
- 2009 Horizon Report
- E-Research in the Clouds
- Educause: Cloud Computing
- 7 Things You Should Know About Collaborative Editing
- Howstuffworks: Cloud Computing