Clustered Databases, Meet 'The Cloud'

Monday Apr 7th 2008 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff
Share:

As data processing demands soar skyward, it seems logical that the solution for handling all that data is in the cloud.

[From GRIDtoday]

As data processing demands soar skyward, it seems logical that the solution for handling all that data is in the cloud. Cloud computing promises supercomputer capabilities over the Internet, with large-scale clusters providing vast amounts of adjustable horsepower, all the servers and storage you need, accessible from just about any device, available on demand, and all on a pay-as-you-play basis.

Some observers say cloud computing is just new a new suit for grid computing or utility computing. But proponents see it as a new model that could change everything about the way users access, run and pay for applications.

The article continues at http://www.gridtoday.com/grid/2273023.html

Share:
Home
Mobile Site | Full Site
Copyright 2017 © QuinStreet Inc. All Rights Reserved