Business intelligence and the cloud : strategic by Michael S. Gendron

By Michael S. Gendron

The way to degree cloud computing concepts and advantages to affect enterprise intelligence infrastructure This publication is a advisor for managers and others focused on utilizing cloud computing to create enterprise price. It begins with a dialogue of the media hype round cloud computing and try and pull jointly what specialists are announcing that allows you to create a unified definition. as soon as this origin is created-assisting Read more...


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Web services description language (WSDL) was frequently used to describe the service itself, and simple object access protocol (SOAP) was frequently used to exchange information between the orchestration layer and the services it calls. , REST) today. ◼ A hallmark of SOA is the ability to reuse services from one application in another. In our example, any web site that wanted to use the shopping cart functionality could do so, with proper authorization from the service provider. ◼ A common implementation of SOA is the web services approach.

Service utilization metrics must be collected to enable resource allocation. Metered use can also enable multiple payment models. Those models can be used to create different pricing plans including pay as you go, subscriptions, fixed plans, and even free plans. Payment plans must be based on usage, not on the cost of the equipment. The amount of the service used by the consumers can be measured in terms of hours, data transfers, or other use-based attributes. ◼ Internet technologies. The service is delivered using Internet identifiers, formats, and protocols, such as URLs, HTTP, ISPs, and web-oriented architectures.

The cluster consists of a load balancer, which acts as the orchestrator between the user and the servers of the web site. In this example, behind the load balancer are four servers that each offer up the same web site when requested by a user. The load balancer monitors and distributes the workload of each server. 2 Grid and Cluster Computing Characteristics Cluster Computing Platforms Grid Computing Platform Interconnected, and look like one system to the user Loosely interconnected, and resources do not appear to be one system Administered using middleware to appear as one system Administered using middleware that distributes the workload across systems connected to the grid May be proprietary or have open standards Often has open standards Normally has a local or proprietary connection Can exist on a local or proprietary connection or can interconnect using the Internet acts as middleware, or the orchestrator that manages the servers so their functioning can be maximized.

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