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Cloud infrastructure services, also known as "infrastructure as a service" (IaaS), deliver computer infrastructure – typically a platform virtualisation environment – as a service, along with raw (block) storage and networking. Rather than purchasing servers, software, data-center space or network equipment, clients instead buy those resources as a fully outsourced service. Suppliers typically bill such services on a utility computing basis; the amount of resources consumed (and therefore the cost) will typically reflect the level of activity. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Infrastructure as a service)

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Metadata related to 'infrastructure as a service' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'infrastructure as a service': 2 (0.1% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'infrastructure as a service' across all Ariadne articles: 2
  • Average number of references to 'infrastructure as a service' per Ariadne article: 1.00
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'infrastructure as a service': 2009-07
  • Trending factor of 'infrastructure as a service': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'infrastructure as a service':

  1. martin white (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. jane stevenson (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Book Review: Getting Started with Cloud Computing

Martin White reviews a collection of essays on cloud computing that attempts to clarify the technology and its applications for librarians and information professionals.

July 2012, issue69, review

Content Architecture: Exploiting and Managing Diverse Resources

Jane Stevenson gives a personal view of the recent UK conference organised by the International Society of Knowledge Organization.

July 2009, issue60, event report

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