cloud computing vs virtualization

By |2016-12-22T14:36:27-07:00August 16th, 2012|Uncategorized|

There are many questions out there about what cloud computing really is. Virtualization is now understood pretty well. So what's the difference? Here are a few links to resources that I have found to be very helpful in explaining the differences: http://blogs.technet.com/b/yungchou/archive/2011/03/03/chou-s-theories-of-cloud-computing-the-5-3-2-principle.aspx http://blogs.technet.com/b/yungchou/archive/2010/12/17/cloud-computing-concepts-for-it-pros-2-3.aspx http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infrastructure_as_a_service#Service_models http://blogs.technet.com/b/yungchou/archive/2011/03/07/highly-virtualized-computing-vs-private-cloud.aspx http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/nistpubs/800-145/SP800-145.pdf