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Issue No.02 - March/April (vol.26 vol.26)
pp: 4-6
Published by the IEEE Computer Society
Hakan Erdogmus , National Research Council Canada
ABSTRACT
At the core of cloud computing is a simple concept: software as a service, or SaaS. Whether the underlying software is an application, application component, platform, framework, environment, or some other soft infrastructure for composing applications to be delivered as a service on the Web, it's all software in the end. But the simplicity ends there. Just a step away from that core, a complex concoction of paradigms, concepts, and technologies envelop cloud computing.
INDEX TERMS
cloud computing, software as a service, SaaS, application infrastructure, framework
CITATION
Hakan Erdogmus, "Cloud Computing: Does Nirvana Hide behind the Nebula?", IEEE Software, vol.26, Issue No.02 - March/April, March/April 2009, pp. 4-6, doi:10.1109/MS.2009.31
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