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like electricity. whereby shared resources. application or API. all managed by a browser. x On-demand self-service Internet infrastructure where you pay-as-you-go and use only what you need. software and information are provided to computers and other devices on-demand.€ Definition: x Cloud computing is Internet-based computing. x Refers to accessing computing resources that are typically owned and operated by a third-party provider on a consolidated basis in data center locations .

Payment Resources Services Storage Network OS .Individuals Corporations Non-Commercial Cloud Middle Ware Storage Provisioning OS Provisioning Network Provisioning Service(apps) Provisioning SLA(monitor). Billing. Security.

€ Cost € Agility € Scalability € Availability € Device and location independence € Metering .

€ Security € Hard to log for compliance € Reliability can become an issue € Inherent latency € Large companies have internal cloud .

whereby resources are dynamically provisioned on a fine-grained. Examples of community cloud include Google's "Gov Cloud" . via web applications/web services. With the costs spread over fewer users than a public cloud (but more than a single tenant) this option is more expensive but may offer a higher level of privacy. security and/or policy compliance. With the costs spread over fewer users than a public cloud (but more than a single tenant) this option is more expensive but may offer a higher level of privacy. security and/or policy compliance. from an off-site third-party provider who shares resources and bills on a fine-grained utility computing basis € Public x A community cloud may be established where several organizations have similar requirements and seek to share infrastructure so as to realize some of the benefits of cloud computing.€ Private x Public cloud or external cloud describes cloud computing in the traditional mainstream sense. Examples of community cloud include Google's "Gov Cloud" € Community x A community cloud may be established where several organizations have similar requirements and seek to share infrastructure so as to realize some of the benefits of cloud computing. self-service basis over the Internet.

Wayne State. University of California. Virginia Tech. University of Wisconsin Madison. University of Utah. University of Washington. Carnegie Mellon. University of Virginia. multi-data center. the Malaysian Institute for Microelectronic Systems(MIMOS). called Open Cirrus. Indiana University. the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) in Korea. and the Institute for System Programming at the Russian Academy of Sciences Universities researching on cloud computing ± University of Melbourne (Australia). Purdue. Yale. Intel Corporation and Yahoo announced the creation of a global. University of Maryland. open source test bed. Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. Boston University. University of Minnesota . North Carolina State.‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ IBM/Google Academic Cloud Computing Initiative HP. MIT. Georgia Tech. the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) of Singapore. University of Massachusetts.

‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Amazon Microsoft windows Azure Savvis Google AppEngine Vmware cloud Rack space Verizon Go grid AppNexus .

Alexa Web Information Service. Postini services. Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). Amazon Elastic MapReduce. Ad Manager. Checkout. Alexa Top Sites. AdSense. Webmaster Central. Amazon DevPay. Google Site Search. Google Friend Connect. Amazon CloudFront. AWS Import/Export. Analytics. Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS).Storage (EBS). Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3).‡ Amazon: ‡ Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). AWS Premium Support. Secure your email . Amazon Mechanical Turk ‡ Google: ‡ AdWords. Search company information. Auto Scaling. Web Optimizer. Amazon Fulfillment Web Service (FWS). Amazon Elastic Block . Amazon SimpleDB. Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS). Amazon Flexible Payments Service (FPS). Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS). Grow viral traffic to your site. Google Places. Amazon CloudWatch. Maps. Google Apps. Base. Elastic Load Balancing.

such as computation and storage. as a metered service similar to a traditional public utility. loosely coupled computers acting in concert to perform very large tasks´ .€ Utility computing: ‡ the "packaging of computing resources. such as electricity" € Grid computing: ‡ "a form of distributed computing and parallel computing. whereby a 'super and virtual computer' is composed of a cluster of networked.

Key characteristics include .€ Client x Cloud platform services or "Platform as a Service (PaaS)" deliver a computing platform and/or solution stack as a service. It facilitates deployment of applications without the cost and complexity of buying and managing the underlying hardware and software layers € Application x Cloud application services or "Software as a Service (SaaS)" deliver software as a service over the Internet. eliminating the need to install and run the application on the customer's own computers and simplifying maintenance and support. often consuming cloud infrastructure and sustaining cloud applications.

€ Infrastructure x Cloud infrastructure services or "Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)" delivers computer infrastructure. clients instead buy those resources as a fully outsourced service. typically a platform virtualization environment as a service. Rather than purchasing servers. often consuming cloud infrastructure and sustaining cloud applications. software.€ Platform x Cloud platform services or "Platform as a Service (PaaS)" deliver a computing platform and/or solution stack as a service. data center space or network equipment. . It facilitates deployment of applications without the cost and complexity of buying and managing the underlying hardware and software layers.