Issues in cloud computing and storage

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This page outlines the issues in cloud computing and storage, with special attention to the University of the Philippines context.

Definitions

  • Cloud Computing - "a model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction."[1]



Issues

Cost


Lock-in


Administration, Control, and Security

Migration Pains

  • CRS




Notes

  1. P Mell & T Grance (2011) "The NIST Definition of Cloud Computing (Draft): Recommendations of the National Institute of Standards and Technology" National Institute of Standards and Technology. URL (retrieved 19 Sept 2011): http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/drafts/800-145/Draft-SP-800-145_cloud-definition.pdf




Further Readings