Cloud Computing - What's the Point?

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A Disruptive Influence...
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Dave Coplin
IT Architecture and Planning
Microsoft Consulting Services
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From: Jonathan Murray
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Microsoft Office Labs
Explore. Experiment. Discuss.
New Application Opportunities
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Mobile interactive applications
Parallel batch processing
The rise of analytics
Extension of compute-intensive desktop
applications
• “Earthbound” applications
Source: “Above the Clouds - A Berkley View of Cloud Computing”, February 2009
Building the Capacity
The $1 Comparison
1Gbit
2.7Gbit
8 CPU hours
128 CPU hours
1Gb
10Gb
Source: “Above the Clouds - A Berkley View of Cloud Computing”, February 2009
Technology Biorhythms
Time
Storage
(Compute) Power
Bandwidth
Differential Privacy
Differential Privacy
Differential Privacy
“A randomized function K gives –differential privacy if for all
data sets D1 and D2 differing on at most one element, and all
S ⊆ Range(K), where the probability space in each case is over
the coin flips of the mechanism K.”
Source: http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/projects/databaseprivacy/dwork.pdf
Social Networking Comes of Age
Source: “Global Faces and Networked Places” A Nielson Report on Social Networking’s New Global Footprint, March 2009
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Cost Efficiencies from the Cloud

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