Cloud Computing Over Cluster, Grid Computing: a Comparative Analysis

There are dozens of definitions for cloud computing and through each definition the authors can get the different idea about what a cloud computing exacting is? Cloud computing is not a very new concept because it is connected to grid computing paradigm whose concept came into existence thirteen years ago. Cloud computing is not only related to Grid Computing but also to Utility computing as well as Cluster computing. Cloud computing is a computing platform for sharing resources that include software's, business process, infrastructures and applications. Cloud computing also relies on the technology of virtualization.

Provided by: Bioinfo Publications Topic: Cloud Date Added: Jul 2011 Format: PDF

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