Kriativ-techVolume 1, Issue 7, April 2018, Pages: xxxReceived: Nov. 28, 2017;Accepted: Dec. 8, 2017;Published: Feb. 24, 2018


<div class="aut_con"><strong>João Emílio Almeida</strong>, Professor Adjunto do ISTEC</div><div></div><div class="aut_con"></div>



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João Emílio Almeida, Cloud Computing: um novo paradigma na computação e armazenamento de dados


Cloud Computing has changed the paradigm of traditional computing, freeing end users and companies from having their own computing resources. Instead, users have access to seemingly unlimited resources, with great availability and reliability, in a transparent and ubiquitous way, using thin clients through the internet. In this article, the NIST Cloud Computing definition is presented, describing its characteristics, services and implementation models. Some considerations are made regarding traditional computing and the advantages of Cloud Computing, which was made possible with the development of technologies such as Grid Computing and Virtualization. Economies of scale, transparent engineering and user focus are the key features of Cloud Computing success.


Cloud Computing, Grid Computing, Virtualization.


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