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Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing

The delivery of different services through the Internet, including data storage, servers, databases, networking, and software.
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Using Google Drive for online storage is an example of cloud computing.


Welcome to our FAQ! Get answers to common questions about modern technology.
What is a common use of cloud computing?

Hosting websites and applications on virtual servers.

What are the advantages of cloud computing?

Cloud computing offers scalability, cost-efficiency, accessibility, and disaster recovery benefits.

What are the main service models of cloud computing?

The main service models are Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS).


Mell, P., & Grance, T. (2011). The NIST Definition of Cloud Computing. National Institute of Standards and Technology.

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