ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF CLOUD COMPUTING

Aldis Plotņikovs, Sergejs Kodors

Abstract


The paper defines cloud computing and describes the main cloud computing models, like software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) and infrastructure as a service (IaaS), than main advantages and disadvantages with concrete examples are given. The three advantages outlined in the paper are cost optimization, rapid access to computer resources and information sharing possibilities. The three disadvantages outlined are security, technology restrictions and unexpected service downtime.

Keywords


cloud computing; IaaS; PaaS; SaaS; software development; technology

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17770/het2017.21.3557

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