Ten cloud computing definitions you need to know

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10. Cloud bursting

Source:  Mike Kloran

Do not panic. Your cloud isn’t exploding. And cloud bursting isn't as horrible as it sounds. Think of "burst" less in the negative "into flames" and "your balloon" context. Cloud bursting is a beneficial cloud technique for environments with varying IT workloads. In this hybrid cloud environment, an application can run in a data center or private cloud and then burst into public cloud when there is a high demand for compute capacity, saving resources and dollars.

 

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