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Cloud Computing by A. Srinivasan

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CHAPTER 3

TYPES OF CLOUD

3.1 Public and Private Cloud

3.2 Cloud Infrastructure

3.3 Cloud Application Architecture

3.1 PUBLIC AND PRIVATE CLOUD

Today everyone is speaking about cloud computing, but the exact meaning of the term still remains vague. It can be loosely explained as follows: the operations of a business are carried out in one place and the functions in some remote place; it is possible with the help of technology, that is cloud computing. Cloud computing has an advantage for the businesses to increase their IT functionality without adding extra infrastructure or software.

3.1.1 Types of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing can be classified into four types based on the location of the cloud:

  1. Public cloud: This computing infrastructure ...

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