The Cloud• “Comes from the early days of the Internet where we drew the network as a cloud… we didn’t care where the messages went… the cloud hid it from us” – Kevin Marks, Google Cloud computing is a model for enabling convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction.
What do you need to run an application on theinternet?? Operating System Network Storage Scale Application APPLICATION
UTILITY COMPUTING Utility computing is the packaging of computing resources, such as computation, storage and services, as a metered service similar to a traditional public utility (such as electricity, water, natural gas, or telephone network). Advantage:Low or no initial cost to acquire computer resources;instead, computational resources are essentiallyrented - turning what was previously a need topurchase products (hardware, software and networkbandwidth) into a service.