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[12 Jul 2009 | One Comment | ]
Gaming In The Clouds

I thought I would talk about something I never really thought until now or did not realize it until this morning while I sleeping.  That the gaming industry would be one of the biggest beneficiaries of the cloud and why do I say that? Well, look at the millions who play online games across the world and the raw power and bandwidth that is used on a daily basis is immeasurable or rather in the petabytes (1000 TB) or exabytes (1000 PB).  So yeah, we are talking millions of dollars …

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[29 May 2009 | No Comment | ]
Flying High In The Clouds

The twenty-first century is the beginning of the new millennium and with that the beginning of a new era in computer technology.  Personal computers have seen great advances over the years, bigger hard drives, faster processors, well detailed graphic cards and of course the internet.  It is the drive for finding new information and then storing that information which makes people want to make these computers faster and smarter and so that is where the concept of cloud computing comes into place.
In recent years cloud computing has become the hottest …

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[9 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]
Characteristics of Cloud Computing

There was an article today from ZDNet that I thought would be interesting, especially for those with a interest in cloud computing.  Now I said I would talk about the negative side to cloud computing but I thought I keep the benefits and in this case, the characteristics and of course that was due partly from this article.

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[19 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]
Benefits of Cloud Computing – Cost

In the first two articles of Cloud Computing, we talk about what Cloud Computing is and what Cloud Computing has to offer and so this time I will talk about the benefits of cloud computing.  So what are the benefits of cloud computing, well the first question should be who benefits from using Cloud Computing?  Even though the goal of Cloud Computing is offer services for individuals or rather a collective group of services for individuals, the majority of the benefits are for businesses and even schools who decide to …

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[11 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]
Services that Cloud Computing Has To Offer

In my first article I gave a brief definition of what cloud computing and how cloud computing is used to an extent.  So in this article I want to talk about primary uses for cloud computing based on an article that I found awhile ago by Galen Gruman and Eric Knorr called “What Cloud Computing Really Means“.  I will mention that although these 7 uses seem the most common there might be other uses for cloud computing besides the seven I will mention and so lets begin the fun and …

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[10 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]
What Is Cloud Computing

For the last year and some change the big buzzword has been cloud computing, some big names have enter the cloud computing world such as Amazon, Microsoft, Dell, Google and IBM. Though it has gone by other names such as grid computing, the cloud-computing infrastructure has made many great achievements in less then two years. You have Google and its online applications, Amazon is running its own hosting just so users can design, implement and run their own cloud based applications, and yet the premis for cloud …