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Mainframe, Client-Server and the Clouds Above

Dec 1, 2010 |

There have been numerous discussions about how cloud computing is the next great paradigm shift in computing, following the initial mainframe explosion, then on to client/server. Others have put forth the argument that clouds are, in fact, the culmination of these two separate movements—if not the very revolution capable of maximizing the “best of both worlds.”

Public, Private, Hybrid: What the ‘Enhanced’ Public Cloud Means for Enterprise

Apr 15, 2010 |

The issue at stake is not necessarily what to do with the irregularity of resources that pull scientific enterprises between having too much or too little, but rather, how they can maximize the results of the economies of scale in the cloud.