Week 5 Discussion 1
Week 5 Discussion 1
Cloud computerization is a based internet computing metaphor that
renders user with services such as storage servers from companies such as cloud
9, Google, SkyDrive found on Microsoft Windows, computer networks,
applications, and services.
A company like Amazon uses cloud computing where the cloud services
falls into three broad phylum: software as a service providers including the
elastic cloud compute, installations service vendors that offer web-based
access to power computing and storage for on-demand storage capacity and as a
media platform service that gives developers the essential tools to build and
host web applications. (Buyya, 2012)Benefits of cloud computing include
flexibility where it’s easy to scale up your business where surging bandwidth
demands are satisfied. Software updates can be maintained from anywhere where
the manager can focus on other things like growing the company.
Apple cloud also known as iCloud is a computing cloud service from
Apple.Inc. The iCloud provides services to its users for storage of data like
photos, documents, music, connect remote servers for download to iOS, Macintosh
devices for sharing and sending data to other users and manage their Apple
devices that are lost or stolen. Also enables Apple user to back up iOS devices
directly to iCloud wirelessly, instead of relying on manual backup to the host
Mac. Airdrop also enables Apple users to share music, photos, and games by linking
their accounts. Apple Pie project which has helped Apple users to improve
experience and speed for Apple’s online services by being operated directly by
Apple. (Zagorodnov, 2009).
5 Discussion 2
Essential characteristics of cloud
is a hosted private network cloud operating within a company’s firewall for
access to tablets, PC’s, Mac and smartphones like iPhone that offer available
cloud capabilities over the network.
Email services, network bandwidth, virtual machines, storage, processing that
are assigned and reassigned dynamically to pool together multiple servers to
meet various consumer’s demands and satisfactions.
Services on the cloud can be provisioned elastically and rapidly, to scale
user’s purchases in any quantity of time.
Controlled regular cloud services can be reported to provide transparency for
both the consumer and provider of the utilized service. IT services just like
mobile subscribers companies, and they can be billed efficiently as a
Computing dynamic infrastructure where firms like Microsoft, VMware, or
Xen can provide couple automation provision, which creates utilization of high
level, yielding efficient use of capital equipment. IT computing cloud has
enabled customers to use powerful applications and services specifically
designed for their computing environments. (Buyya, 2012)