Linux and the Power of Virtual Mega-Machines


Cloud computing describes an Internet-based computing infrastructure that has abstracted users and user applications from the underlying computing resources that support them. In concept, cloud computing is functionally different from previous IT architectures in that users no longer need to own, have expertise in, or have control over the underlying technology — they are only aware of borrowing and consuming IT services, much as they would with telephony, electrical or plumbing infrastructures.

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