Dr. Mark Humphrys

School of Computing. Dublin City University.

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Features of cloud service model




2013 survey at ThousandEyes of the top 5,000 sites with the most traffic in the United States.
Shows split between own servers and cloud hosting.



The above ThousandEyes survey shows lot of diversity in cloud providers.
The largest is Amazon Web Services. Amazon uses REST and SOAP over HTTP.




Everyone uses cloud-type services

Everyone uses cloud-type services these days:


ancientbrain.com      w2mind.org      humphrysfamilytree.com

On the Internet since 1987.

Wikipedia: Sometimes I link to Wikipedia. I have written something In defence of Wikipedia. It is often a useful starting point but you cannot trust it. Linking to it is like linking to a Google search. A starting point, not a destination. I automatically highlight in red all links to Wikipedia and Google search and other possibly-unreliable user-generated content.