Date Added: Aug 2012
The cloud computing emerges as a new computing model which aims to offer consistent, custom made QoS assured dynamic computing environments for end-users. This paper includes the definitions, features, CDLC and services provided by the cloud computing Technology. The cloud computing emerges as a blistering topic almost five years ago to propose flexible dynamic IT infrastructures; QoS guaranteed computing environment and configurable software services. Perhaps the simplest definition of cloud computing is "Being able to access files, data, programs and 3rd party services from web browser through the internet that are hosted by a 3rd party provider" and "Paying only for the computing resources and services used".