As med size and large companies know the benefits to cloud computing, small business are starting to hope on the bandwagon. So why is there an instant need for cloud computing? What are the cons? What are the benefits? How can it affect my company in years? Who are cloud service providers? What are the rates? These are essentially things that you can take in consideration when trying to build and maintain records. Cloud computing is cost efficient way to maintain use and upgrade traditional desktop software. There is almost no limit to storing your records, as well as having back up just in case you need to recover. Which by the way can save a company lost of time and money if it ever acquires to be a loss of any kind due to fire, water, or break in. Also easy access to information great for companies that are trying to network and travel at the same ...view middle of the document...
Any performance bottlenecks can be fixed by simply adding nodes to the system.
Storage Space: Amazon S3 can scale in terms of storage, request rate, and users to support an unlimited number of web-scale applications. It uses scale as an advantage: Adding nodes to the system increases, not decreases, its availability, speed, throughput, capacity, and robustness.
Documentation- Store data with up to 99.999999999% durability, with 99.99% availability. There can be no single points of failure. All failures must be tolerated or repaired by the system without any downtime.
API- Languages that they supports Java PHP Python Ruby Windows and .NET
Cost- Cloud Datastore (NoSQL Database) 50k read/write/small 1 GB storage $0.06 / 100k read or write opsparallel uploads and CRC-based integrity checking give developers the ability to create robust, sophisticated applications. You can access the API using XML or JSON directly, or use libraries for several popular programming languages.
Storage Space- Choose the storage option you need: a traditional MySQL database using Cloud SQL, a schemaless NoSQL datastore, or object storage using Cloud Storage.
Documentation- An instance is a virtual machine hosted on Google's infrastructure. All instances can run any supported operating system, and you can bring a custom OS if you so desire. You can optionally choose a machine type that specifies the number of CPUs, RAM, and other machine properties.
API- Though Cloud Storage can be accessed with a simple API, advanced feature sets add flexibility and power. Object versioning,
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