Cloud Computing – Scalability

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One of the great things about cloud computing from my perspective is the concept of scalability – or elasticity. This is the ability to rapidly add more resources to your system as needed. Let’s say you run an online store and for 11 months of the year you can comfortably run your website with only a couple of servers. But you know that every October demand goes crazy and your web servers are overwhelmed. In a traditional world where you host the website on your own gear (or even outsource that)…

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