cloud computing

Cloud computing is internet-based computing in which large groups of remote servers are networked to allow the centralized data storage, and online access to computer services or resources. Clouds can be classified as public, private or hybrid. Cloud computing relies on sharing of resources to achieve coherence and economies of scale, similar to a utility (like the electricity grid) over a network. At the foundation of cloud computing is the broader concept of converged infrastructure and shared services.


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Self-service will be the most powerful market force in data discovery, with mobile support almost as critical. Currently Datameer and Tableau are the best-positioned data-discovery suppliers. Splunk, MicroStrategy, and SiSense are also strong,… Read more »

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