Ten cloud computing definitions you need to know

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8. Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)

Source:  Mike Kloran

Whether we're talking ancient woman warriors or one of the longest rivers in the world, Amazon.com must have taken some good juju from its powerful namesake to reign supreme in the cloud computing world. Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) gives subscribers a nearly endless supply of virtual workloads in the Amazon cloud on which to run applications. Choose one virtual machine or choose a thousand; you only pay for what you use.

 

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