My definition of a Cloud service

January 24, 2009
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Image by akakumo via Flickr There has been some debate on a few sites the last couple of days about what a cloud service actually is. My definition is as follows: Infrastructure is abstracted (from applications and users) Scalability is…

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There has been some debate on a few sites the last couple of days about what a cloud service actually is. 

My definition is as follows:

  • Infrastructure is abstracted (from applications and users)
  • Scalability is unlimited (near linear scale out)
  • Environment is multi tenant, but provides isolation

 

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