Date Added: Jun 2010
Does all your data fit on one computer? Most corporate enterprises face significant challenges in fully leveraging their data. Frequently, data is locked away in multiple databases and processing systems throughout the enterprise, and the questions customers and analysts ask require an aggregate view of all data, sometimes totaling hundreds of terabytes. Cloud technology combines the best practices of virtualization, grid computing, utility computing, and web technologies. The result is a technology that inherits the agility of virtualization, the scalability of grid computing, and simplicity of Web 2.0.