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Click to edit Master subtitle style 4/21/09 Cloud Computing Group 13: Joe Grund, Adam Imberman, Andrew Kozlik
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4/21/09 Cloud Computing Overview The term “cloud” in “cloud computing” is used as a metaphor for the internet, based on how the internet is depicted in network diagrams. It is an abstraction for the complex nature of cloud computing. It represents a shift of computing and data resources to the web. Allows computing power and data storage to be offloaded to an external site, servers or datacenters do not need to be hosted in house.
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4/21/09 Cloud Computing - Overview As Cloud Computing evolves, the way it is defined varies over time and between different vendors/implementations. Cloud infrastructure company GoGrid defines three layers or components to cloud computing.
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4/21/09 Cloud Computing Overview Cloud Applications - This layer contains software as a service (SaaS). This means that application functionality is served over the internet and that the application typically does one thing. An example of this is Gmail. Cloud Platforms This layer encompasses Platforms as a service (PaaS). This is typically a development language or framework contained within a cloud environment. Examples of this are the Google App engine (using the Python framework) and Microsoft Azure, (using the .NET framework). Cloud Infrastructure This layer encompasses Infrastructure as a service (IaaS). This is the lowest layer of the cloud structure. Infrastructure is delivered and consumed on demand using paravirtualization or hardware integration. This layer includes servers, networks and other hardware appliances. Examples of this are Amazon Web Services or GoGrid.
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4/21/09 Cloud Computing Overview Cloud computing environments can be used at each of the three levels At the application level, a user could use gmail without any concern for the underlying components. At the platform level, a user could build an application using
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This note was uploaded on 07/24/2011 for the course EEL 3531 taught by Professor Llewelyn during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.

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