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Cloud Computing
2013-01-20 13:45:48

Cloud computing is a term for using resources like hardware and software that are delivered as a service over the internet. The name stems from the use of a cloud shaped symbol for the complex infrastructure that is contained in the system diagrams. A user’s data, software and computation are entrusted to the cloud computing remote services. Types of public cloud computing are as follows:...

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upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.