Plenty has been said or written on cloud computing in recent years -- pro, con and somewhere in between. Periodically throughout the rise of cloud computing, there have been some real gems put out there, aptly describing what's on people's minds -- and maybe what was needed to be said. Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's famous "fashion-driven" analogy back in 2008 is the stuff of legend, and makes this list, compiled below. Here are some memorable quotes and apropos quotes about cloud that that have surfaced over the years:
Continuously monitoring website uptime takes the guesswork out of maintaining website performance. You don’t need to wonder when the site went down because you are notified immediately. Also, you can set controls to automatically restart the site when it goes down. This helps you quickly identify the cause of the problem and achieve faster remediation.
Simply put, cloud computing is computing based on the internet. Where in the past, people would run applications or programs from software downloaded on a physical computer or server in their building, cloud computing allows people access to the same kinds of applications through the internet.
Enterprise asset management (EAM) is a software solution that helps companies manage their physical assets. While it does keep track of where each asset is, it also optimizes design and reminds businesses when certain assets need to be maintained. Further, it provides techniques that are helpful in commissioning assets and replacing them. Many also help keep track of warranties on assets. Some popular types of this software include SAP, IFS and Mintek Transcendent.
When you test your internet speed, you will be able to notice either one of two things: either your download and upload speeds are close to identical, or your uploads are only a fraction as fast as your downloads. This is because internet connections can be categorized as either symmetrical or asymmetrical.