Provided by: The International Journal of Innovative Research in Computer and Communication Engineering
Date Added: Mar 2014
Cloud computing is a paradigm in which information is permanently stored in servers on the Internet and cached temporarily on clients that include desktops, entertainment centers, tablet computers, notebooks, wall computers, handhelds, sensors, monitors etc. Cloud computing incorporates Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), web 2.0 and other recent, well-known technology trends, in which the common theme is reliance on the Internet for satisfying the computing needs of the users. In cloud computing, the authors don't need to have their own resources, but can build applications on others resources to, down-sizing or scaling up according to the user's needs.