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Webopedia TOTD: What is Cloud Computing, Anyway?

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http://linuxo.com – Webopedia: "A type of computing, comparable to grid computing that relies on sharing computing resources rather than having local servers or personal devices to handle applications. The goal of cloud computing is to apply traditional supercomputing, or high-performance computing power, normally used by military and research facilities, to perform tens of trillions of computations per second, in consumer-oriented applications." (General)