Chapter 1. Migrating to the Cloud
Client/Server Migrations to the Oracle Cloud
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Grid computing was once the state of the art in data-center management. With grid computing, groups of inexpensive networked servers functioned as one large server, enabling IT departments to forego acquiring large, expensive servers to meet workload requirements, to add capacity to infrastructure by adding new servers and systems, and to consolidate data centers via server clustering. Today, the need to reduce the cost of operating data centers filled with disparate systems has led to a new evolution: cloud computing. With cloud computing, ...