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Cloud Computing: Overview

Cloud Computing: Overview

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) - Cloud Computing Services Business and Financial News Cloud Computing Wikipedia Cloud computing metaphor: For a user, the network elements representing the provider-rendered services are invisible, as if obscured by a cloud. Cloud computing is a computing term or metaphor that evolved in the late 1990s, based on utility and consumption of computer resources. Cloud computing involves application systems which are executed within the cloud and operated through internet enabled devices. Purely cloud computing does not rely on the use of cloud storage as it will be removed upon users download action. Clouds can be classified as public, private and hybrid.[1][2] Overview[edit] Cloud computing[3] relies on sharing of resources to achieve coherence and economies of scale, similar to a utility (like the electricity grid) over a network.[2] At the foundation of cloud computing is the broader concept of converged infrastructure and shared services. Cloud computing, or in simpler shorthand just "the cloud", also focuses on maximizing the effectiveness of the shared resources.

Getting Things Done Getting Things Done, in het algemeen afgekort tot GTD, is een actiegebaseerde managementmethode, en de titel van een boek door David Allen. GTD is gebaseerd op het principe dat een persoon door zijn taken vast te leggen zich over die taken geen zorgen hoeft te maken. Het moeten herinneren van alle taken maakt plaats voor het daadwerkelijk uitvoeren van de taken. De essentie van GTD[bewerken] De psychologie van GTD is gebaseerd op het eenvoudig opslaan, bijhouden en terugvinden van alle relevante informatie die nodig is voor de taken die je uit moet voeren. Allen stelt ook dat onze herinnering (memory system) tamelijk inefficiënt werkt en ons zelden helpt te herinneren wat te doen op de tijd en de plaats dat we het kúnnen doen. Een alomvattende beschrijving van GTD uit Allens boek “Ready for Anything”: Basisprincipes[bewerken] De basisprincipes van GTD zijn als volgt: Collect[bewerken] Process[bewerken] Verwerk de gegevens in de bucket en volg hierbij de volgende, strikte, werkwijze: Doe.

What cloud computing really means | Cloud Computing Cloud computing is all the rage. "It's become the phrase du jour," says Gartner senior analyst Ben Pring, echoing many of his peers. The problem is that (as with Web 2.0) everyone seems to have a different definition. As a metaphor for the Internet, "the cloud" is a familiar cliché, but when combined with "computing," the meaning gets bigger and fuzzier. [ Stay on top of the state of the cloud with InfoWorld's "Cloud Computing Deep Dive" special report. Cloud computing comes into focus only when you think about what IT always needs: a way to increase capacity or add capabilities on the fly without investing in new infrastructure, training new personnel, or licensing new software. Cloud computing is at an early stage, with a motley crew of providers large and small delivering a slew of cloud-based services, from full-blown applications to storage services to spam filtering. 1. 2.

Sheffield City Council CIO says you can keep your cloud and BYOD - 04 Jun 2012 Budget cuts are forcing Sheffield City Council CIO Paul Green to take a very cautious approach to new IT investments while his department focuses on getting the most out of the authority's existing infrastructure. In an exclusive interview with Computing, Green said: "A critical area for me is to demonstrate we're truly utilising what we've already invested in. Are we truly exploiting what we've implemented over the last three years, for example? We've really invested in the last three years, and we've got a CRM system, and a robust infrastructure that enables flexible and agile working." Green said Sheffield Council is "slap bang in the middle" of a seven-year contract with outsourcing firm Capita to maintain and improve IT services within the organisation. "We have a very close eye on this," he told Computing. Cost efficiency is also an issue for Green. Green is sceptical about the benefits of BYOD. "Why would an end user wish to bring their own device into my organisation?"

European Union Outlines New Cloud Strategy, Draws Praise in U.S. CIO As they look ahead to the next wave of technology, European leaders have staked out a firm commitment to embrace cloud computing, drawing praise from some of the leading U.S. tech trade associations. The European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, has articulated a multi-prong strategy to boost deployment of cloud technologies among member nations, aiming to address key concerns such as trusted certification, interoperability and collaboration among stakeholders in the public and private sectors. At the highest level, the proposal (available in PDF format) seeks to establish a common set of rules of the road to develop a more cohesive market structure among the various member states for cloud providers. "[I]t represents a political commitment of the commission and serves as a call on all stakeholders to participate in the implementation of these actions," the authors of the report wrote. Continue Reading