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Cloud Computing

Nayan B. Ruparelia


Most of the information available on cloud computing is either highly technical, with details that are irrelevant to non-technologists, or pure marketing hype, in which the cloud is simply used as a selling point. This book, however, explains the cloud from the user's viewpoint. The author explains what the cloud is, when to use it (and when not to), how to select a cloud service, how to integrate it with other technologies, and what the best practices are for using cloud computing. A simple and basic definition of cloud computing from the National Institute of Science and Technology is consid ... More

Keywords: Cloud Computing, Cloud Service, Cloud Cells, Cloud Patterns, Cloud of Things and Services, Personal Clouds, Cloud Service Exchange, Cloud Maturity Model

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780262529099
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262529099.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nayan B. Ruparelia, author