International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering (IJARCSSE)
Cloud computing is a promising technology of the present and future which uses the grid computing as its backbone. Cloud computing is the hottest topic of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for implementing it for individual, communities and business. Grid computing is considered as most related predecessor technology of cloud computing. Although cloud and grid computing look similar but they differ at many aspects which has been explained in detail. The cloud computing and grid computing is compared side by side on the basis of features.