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Software Change Management: Case Studies and Practical Advice by Donald J. Reifer

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Chapter 6. Industrial Case: Utility Moving to the Clouds

Setting the stage

The utility company you work for is considering moving to cloud computing. Cloud computing, as you find out via the Internet, is a relatively new concept that refers to an assortment of logical computational resources that are made available via computer networks rather than on local computers.1,2 Applications are hosted on multiple servers across the cloud. Data is also stored on server farms. In this manner, both applications and data can be made accessible via a browser rather than you having to install and run them on your desktop, laptop, or office server. Instead, both run on the cloud via its servers and results are made available through the network to clients on ...

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