Cloud Computing- The Case Against (2009)

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This was the Against side of a debate- why cloud computing is a bad idea in terms of costs, reliability and lock-in. For MIT Sloan MBA class Web 3.0


<ul><li> 1. Larry Ellison (Oracle):Its complete gibberish.When is this idiocy goingto stop?Richard Stallman (EFF):"stupidity" that ultimately willresult in vendor lock-in andescalating costs.</li></ul> <p> 2. 3D printingVisibility Cloud Gartner IT Hype Cycle 2008 Computing Augmented Reality Electronic Paper Time Technology Peak of Trough of Slope ofPlateau of TriggerInflated DisillusionmentEnlightenment ProductivityExpectations 3. However, there are serious risksand disadvantages withthird-party cloud services 4. Total CPU / month cost Price for Public Cloud Consumers SME Large Enterprise 5. Cheaper storage andcompute power means3rd party cloud lessattractive option over time 6. QuickTime and aTIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. 7. QuickTime and aTIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.</p>


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