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What is the difference between Virtualization & Cloud?

By bryanwaltersmn ·
Tags: Cloud
While reviewing some technology blogs have landed up on a discussion where a technology expert said that many hosting providers fake about their services and they offer virtualization options to existing hosting packages and call it as Cloud. which create the misconception about Cloud.

I would really like to know what are the key factors that differentiate Virtualization from Cloud technology?
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What is really the difference?

by bixylindy In reply to What is the difference be ...

Can anyone advise? I would also want to know what is the difference.

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Tried to find out the complete answer what is the difference:{

by winsontay1969 In reply to What is the difference be ...

I would also analyze and learn things about the difference of virtualization and Cloud's because it's really a lot of came out and I really inexplicable. But to my knowledge the virtualization. You'll find useful guide even later decide to hire an IT consultant to analyze your requirements and make a purchase recommendation.

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It’s easy to see where the confusion lies in telling the difference between

by surya kumar In reply to What is the difference be ...

Cloud computing is the delivery of shared computing resources, software or data as a service and on-demand through the Internet." Most of the confusion occurs because virtualization and cloud computing work together to provide different types of services, as is the case with private clouds.
The fact that “the cloud” may well be the most overused buzzword since “web 2.0” notwithstanding; the two are remarkably similar in both form and function. What’s more, since they so often work together, it’s quite common for people to see clouds where there are none

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Computing vs Virtualization

by debrahhand In reply to What is the difference be ...

Virtualization is done on a small scale. the virtualization acts as the base for cloud computing and helps deliver on the value of cloud computing. With virtualization, we can create virtual machines, scale virtual machines up/down via manual processes without service disruption.

Cloud computing is accessed through the internet and can make use of virtualization. Certain operating systems, hardware systems, and even application clusters, deliver cloud services. Cloud computing is nothing but delivery of computing resources, data and storage resources as a service to end users over a network.

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Nicely Described the Difference Betweem Cloud & Virtualization

by bryanwaltersmn In reply to Computing vs Virtualizati ...

Hi Debrahand,
You have nicely differentiated the cloud from virtualization but can you please go deeper into it and explain how hosting providers faking about cloud?

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Do you believe this is an issue?

by tcavadias Staff In reply to Nicely Described the Diff ...

Of hosting providers faking cloud?

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re:

by jamesandbennie In reply to What is the difference be ...

The main difference is that cloud computing is a reference to specific kinds of vendor-provided network setups, virtualization is the more general process of replacing tangible devices.

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How to know a hosting provider is providing cloud or virtualization?

by bryanwaltersmn In reply to re:

@tcavadias
Yes of course it is an issue, if some hosting provider is faking about the technology he is been providing to you and you are paying him **** lot of money every year.

@jamesandbennie
Nice, clarification.

Now I want to know, how a customer can identify whether his hosting provider is actually providing him a cloud solution or not?

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Virtualization & cloud computing

by alexandertimothy10 In reply to What is the difference be ...

Virtualization is the software that separates physical infrastructures to create various dedicated resources. It is a foundation for cloud. Cloud computing is the delivery of shared computing resources, software or data.

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Appreciation

by bryanwaltersmn In reply to Virtualization & cloud co ...

Hello alexandertimothy10,

Thanks for differentiating cloud & virtualization.

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