Chapter 12. ColdFusion in the Cloud

Cloud computing is the latest term for the old dream of computing as a utility, which is now emerging as a commercial reality. The notion of infinite computing resources (hardware and software) available on demand without any upfront commitment and with the ability to pay as you go for only the actual use of these computing resources is indeed fascinating. It has the potential to transform a large part of the IT industry, making software even more attractive as a service and altering organizations’ approaches to building IT infrastructure.

This chapter covers the basics of cloud infrastructure and how you can use ...

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