Select from the following list four (4) topics and discuss. Use only 50-words max per topic to discuss and present your answer. The discussion questions this week are from Chapter 1 (Jamsa, 2013).
Chapter 1 topics:
- Define and discuss cloud computing.
- Discuss how cloud computing has changed how companies budget for software solutions.
- Compare and contrast SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS, and provide an example of each.
- Define scalability and discuss how the cloud impacts it.
- List three advantages and three disadvantages of cloud computing.
- Define virtualization and discuss how the cloud impacts it.
- Describe three cloud-based solutions for individuals and three cloud-based solutions for businesses.
- Discuss how Web 2.0 has driven the growth of the web.
- Compare and contrast public, private, community, and hybrid clouds.
NOTE: You are required to use at least two-peer reviewed sources (besides your textbook) to answer the above questions.