Above the Clouds: A Berkeley View of Cloud Computing

Mon, 2011-01-17 12:17 -- csmith

Ithaca, NY In their technical report, researchers at UC Berkeley's Reliable Adaptive Distributed Systems Laboratory discuss the history of cloud computing, define the term and related terminology, make observations surrounding the economics of cloud computing, provide a thorough cost comparison of what a transition to the cloud entails, and illuminate the obstacles and opportunities that the realm of cloud computing is currently facing.

The full report can be read here:
http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/Pubs/TechRpts/2009/EECS-2009-28.pdf

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