lecture28_inf201_fall2010

lecture28_inf201_fall2010 - Weaknesses and skepticism need...

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Cloud Computing INF201 Intro. to Information Technologies From Archibald et al.
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Overview { Definition { Cloud Computing in Plain English { SaaS { Pay-as-you-Go { Benefits { Risks and Implications { Security Issues { The Future of Cloud Computing
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Definition { “it is the access of data, software applications, and computer processing power through a ‘cloud’ of online resources”
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What is Cloud Computing? { http://www.youtube.com/watch?v= ae_DKNwK_ms&feature=related
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Software as a Service { Processing and Data Storage are done externally { Turns software/hardware into a variable expense instead of a large fixed expenditure { Enables firms to use only the resources they need on a very scalable basis { Salesforce.com
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Pay as you Go { Cloud Computing is paid for like a utility { Cuts down on service and overhead costs { Currently no standardized payment method z Amazon charges $0.10/hour for EC2
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Who is using the Cloud Main Providers: { Amazon { Google { IBM Users: { Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
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Unformatted text preview: { Weaknesses and skepticism need to be resolved before wide scale usage is adopted. Examples: a video clip Benefits { More Storage than private computer system. { Less focus on day-to-day maintenance/upgrades, more focus on innovation. { Much more flexible than past methods. { Highly automated systems, keeping software up to date. { Pay method reduces cost for organization. { Pervasive Computing Risks and Implications Potential security issues: o Privileged user access o Vendor needs external audits and verifications o Data Location o Data Segregation o Recovery o Investigative Support o Long-term viability Other Issues : o Availability of Service o Data transfer bottlenecks Security Issues o Privileged user access o Vendor needs external audits and verifications o Data Location o Data Segregation o Recovery o Investigative Support o Long-term viability...
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