Global Cloud Computing Atlas: From Amazon to Snowden

  Imagine you need to conduct a complicated calculation or run a storage consuming program, but you don’t have such capacity on your own laptop. Fortunately, instead of investing in a better machine or driving to a highly equipped laboratory to complete your job, you can simply connect to the “cloud” through the internet – send your data and request to the cloud database, have it computed or run, and get the result sent back to you. What, you may ask, is this convenient but mysterious clou...
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