APPENDIXGlossary, Vendors, and Resources
Even though you’re looking at the last few pages of an entire book on cloud computing, it’s really just the tip of the iceberg. Cloud computing is a very large subject that is evolving at a rapid pace. In this appendix, you’ll see a glossary of terms, and you’ll find some excellent places to bone up on cloud computing, learn more about the services out there, and perhaps discover a few new things. The first part of this appendix is a glossary of cloud computing terms. It’s all the jargon you’re likely to hear that pertains to cloud computing. Next, we’ll talk about some of the companies that offer their own cloud services. Finally, we’ll offer some resources for you to find out more information.