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Buzzword Glossary: Cloud Computing, Virtualization, BitTorrent

Have you been puzzled by these three terms? Do you understand them, but need to explain them to non-technical colleagues? Here is a nice article that explains cloud computing, virtualization, and Torrents in easy to understand language. The article describes these as “Profound movements in computer and Internet use.”

Trends for 2009: Cloud Computing, Virtualization and BitTorrent, by Jack Dunning, ComputorEdge Online, (12/26/08).

I particularly like the illustration of how BitTorrent works from Wikipedia.

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