ISSN : 2319-7323


Open Access


Title : Cloud Computing: A new Era of Computing in the Field of Information Management
Authors : Ranjit Panigrahi, M.K. Ghose, Moumita Pramanik
Keywords : cloud computing; virtualization; public cloud; private cloud; hybrid cloud; infrastructure as a service; platform as a service; hardware as a service
Issue Date : September 2013
Abstract : The fast developing era of computer technology has gone through the spectacular advances in computing storage, processing capabilities and networking technology, which have allowed the users to generate, process, and share huge volume of information with high reliability and efficiency. The need for processing and distribution of huge data leads to the development of cloud computing, which enables convenient, limitless, on demand network access to a shared pool of computing resources placed at different places. Numerous users and research organizations are now applying cloud-computing concepts for easy and efficient solutions to their computing and data sharing needs. This chapter provides the detailed discussions on the architecture of cloud computing, its advantages, and various potential applications in the field of Information Technology (IT), agriculture, library and education.
Page(s) : 189-195
ISSN : 2319-7323
Source : Vol. 2, No.5