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Clustered Databases, Meet 'The Cloud'

Monday Apr 7th 2008 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

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

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