What is cloud computing? Discuss its advantage and disadvantage

Structure of answer:

  • Introduction (General information about Cloud computing).
  • What is cloud computing?
  • What are its types?
  • Advantages and disadvantages.
  • How does it help?

Key points:

  • About: Cloud computing is the delivery of different services through the Internet. These resources include tools and applications like data storage, servers, databases, networking, and software.
  • Cloud computing is named as such because the information being accessed is found remotely in the cloud or a virtual space.
  • Companies that provide cloud services enable users to store files and applications on remote servers and then access all the data via the Internet.
  • This means the user is not required to be in a specific place to gain access to it, allowing the user to work remotely.
  • Types: The highest clouds in the atmosphere are cirrocumulus, cirrus, and cirrostratus. Cumulonimbus clouds can also grow to be very high.
  • Mid-levelclouds include altocumulus and altostratus. The lowest clouds in the atmosphere are stratus, cumulus, and stratocumulus.
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