Automatic Storage Management in a Cloud World
Cloud computing means many things to different people. At the core of most people’s concept of cloud computing is a set of concepts speaking to information technology agility, scalability, and cost minimization. Early proponents of cloud computing visualized IT becoming a utility very much like electricity. To some extent, in the mobile platform space, that vision has become reality. The cost of mobile applications has never been lower, and the data feeding these applications is almost universally accessible.
This chapter’s focus is how cloud computing influences the management of storage ...