Cloud refers to cloud computing and the delivery of computer as a service rather than a product.

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Real-time threat finder

I want to make a small program that is capable to download files from the cloud onto my system. As the file reaches my system, another program on my system will analyze the file and try to find ...
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Install Visual Studio on Cloud computer?

Is there any know cloud computer solutions out there that lets me install development software like C# Visual Studio 2008? im looking for a solution that lets me log in from both work, home or at a ...
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What's the difference between an Application Service Provider and Cloud computing?

They seem similar and I found an article at attempted to explain the difference, but I don't understand. They both use computers "in the cloud" or out on the Internet, so how are they different? ...
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JungleDisk for Microsoft Azure

Is there something like JungleDisk, but based on Microsoft Azure?
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What can you do with Opsource Cloud? [closed]

I've been trying to find information about cloud computing for a report. I found Opsource as an example but I don't know what is its intended uses and who might use this kind of service? What kind of ...
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How can computer clouds charge me for CPU usage?

I’m considering moving my blog to either MS Azure or Google App Engine, using either an ASP.NET or Python blogging engine, but I can’t understand how they will charge me for CPU usage. The bandwidth ...
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Remote Computer renting (moving my desktop to the cloud) [closed]

I would like to rent a remote computer, like a virtual Vista or Windows 7 desktop, and run everything on it and access it with RDP (fastest). It could be virtual (running on Xen or Hyper-V) and the ...
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What free online alternatives are there to FrontPage? [closed]

What's the best free online alternative to Microsoft FrontPage? I'm going to make a website for a friend, who will need to be able to edit it himself. All that's needed is something to create/edit ...
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Is there any way to distribute x264 encoding jobs across multiple computers (to increase the encoding speed)?

Does anyone know of a current, active solution to encoding x264 videos across many computers (via the network) to increase encoding FPS? Brownie points for cross-platform and open source, but just so ...
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What is cloud computing?

I hear about "cloud computing" all the time, but don't know what it is. What is it's purpose? Why do I need it? What problems does it solve? What problems does it create?