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Library Cloud Atlas: A Guide to Cloud Computing and Storage

April 6, 2010
Ellyssa Kroski — Library Journal, 9/10/2009

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An explanation of cloud computing is provided along with descriptions of the following types of cloud services available:

Software as a Service (SaaS)

Platform as a Service (PaaS)

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

The pros and cons of cloud computing as well as its use in libraries are also discussed.


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  1. faith johnson permalink*
    October 14, 2010 2:47 pm

    Yes there’s a security risk in doing that. You have to determine what applications are less of a security risk when considering moving to the cloud.

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