Cloud Computing – A Service Providing Technology






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Arockia Panimalar.S


, Rakshitha.K.R


, Soundarya.S



Assistant Professor, Department of BCA & M.Sc SS, Sri Krishna Arts and Science College, Coimbatore, India


III BCA ‘A’, Department of BCA & M.Sc SS, Sri Krishna Arts and Science College, Coimbatore, India

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The term “Cloud Computing" is a currently

popular expression in IT world. Behind this favor wonderful expression there lies a veritable photo without bounds of processing for both in specialized point of view and social viewpoint. Cloud computing brings together the calculation and the capacity in dispersed server farms kept up by outsiders organizations is not crude but rather it returned in the route in the 1990s alongside circulated registering approaches like framework figuring. Cloud computing goes for giving IT as a benefit to the cloud clients on-request premise with more prominent accessibility, unwavering quality and ability with the utility processing model.

Key Words


IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, Virtualization, AWS

(Amazon Web Services), EC2 (Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud)


Cloud computing is a Developing Registering Innovation that uses the Web and Focal Remote Servers to keep up Information and Application. It is a sort of Web based Processing. The term Cloud alludes to a System or the Web. At the end of the day, we can state that Cloud is something which is available in the remote area. Cloud computing is a sort of enlisting that relies upon sharing, figuring resources and not having neighborhood servers or individual contraptions to manage applications. It can offer administrations over the system that is in open systems or on private systems like WAN, LAN or VPN. Cloud storage implies the capacity of information online in the cloud wherein an organization's information is put away in and available from numerous circulated and associated assets that incorporate a cloud. It enables us to Make, Design, and Modify Applications on the web. Cloud computing is both a blend of programming and equipment based figuring assets conveyed as a system benefit. These days, "Cloud computing" is a most examined term in business and scholastic condition. On account of the expanding ubiquity, numerous monster IT organizations, for example, Microsoft, IBM, Google and Amazon intrigue Cloud computing. Cloud computing alludes to the applications, improvement stages, and equipment conveyed as administrations over the Web by cloud suppliers. Cloud computing is the following normal stride in the development of on-request data innovation administrations and items. [1]


The Cloud computing idea was started from media transmission organizations changing to VPN

 1999: idea of conveying applications with end clients through the web)  2002: Amazon Web Administrations (AWS) (Online

retail benefits)

 2006: Google Docs (Report sharing), Amazon Flexible Figure Cloud [EC2] (Business web administrations)

 2008: Eucalyptus

 2009: Google applications, Microsoft Sky blue [2]




The private cloud framework is working exclusively for a foundation. It might be overseen by the association or an outsider and may exist on start or off-introduce.


The public cloud framework is shared by different associations and backings a particular group that has shared concerns.


The hybrid cloud framework is syntheses of at least two mists like private, public or community that remains unique entities, but are bound together by institutionalized innovation that empowers data and application movability.



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Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

In this cloud benefit display, the specialized organization has all the required fundamental equipment and the Web network interface. The client just offers duty regarding the virtual machine facilitated on this equipment and the product which keeps running on it. This administration gives on request Foundation, which is the capacity, figuring, systems administration, and parts of documentation. This foundation is gotten to through the Web, empowering associations to move their data to the cloud. Bringing about to break down or destroying theirs in house server farms. Each of these administrations can be sent by frameworks or people either as a private, open, crossover and group cloud.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)

In this, the client supplies the application they need to convey, and the cloud specialist organization supplies every one of the parts required to run this application which is additionally called as application facilitating. It gives working frameworks and application improvement stage, which can be gotten to and used by means of the Web. Engineers utilize this stage to prepare, test, send and have web applications as an administrator. Providers of such stages as an administration are Google Application Motor, Microsoft Windows Purplish blue, and IBM.

Software as a Service (SaaS)

The specialist organization supplies the product application and every one of the constituents required for its execution. SaaS is intended to be a turnkey answer for the customers. This includes applications, for example, content processors, picture editors and databases to be facilitated by a cloud specialist organization and is made promptly accessible to the clients on request through the Web. Hardly any cases of programming as an administration incorporates client connection administration (CRM), the email informing, Google Report (Doc) and so forth. [3]

Fig -2: Service model


4.1 AbiCloud

Abicloud is a Cloud computing stage, it can be utilized to build, coordinate and oversee open and additionally private cloud in the homogeneous situations. Utilizing Abicloud, the client can without much of a stretch and naturally sends and bring off the server, stockpiling framework, organize, virtual gadgets and applications et cetera. The essential distinction amongst Abicloud and other Cloud computing stages is its capable online administration capacity and its center exemplification way. Utilizing the Abicloud, the client can wrap up another administration by only dragging a virtual machine with a mouse. This is considerably more agreeable and adaptable than other Cloud computing stages that send new administrations through charge lines. Abicloud can be utilized to send and actualize private cloud and also cross breed cloud, as indicated by the cloud suppliers demand and arrangement. It can likewise oversee EC2 as per the guidelines of the convention. Also, apply the Abicloud, an entire cloud stage in light of Abicloud can be stuffed and redeployed at some other Abicloud stage. This is much useful for the transmutation of the workplace and will make the cloud organization process significantly less demanding and adaptable.

4.2 Eucalyptus


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4.3 Nimbus

Glow is an open device set and furthermore a Cloud computing arrangement giving IaaS. It licenses, clients, rent remote assets and make the required processing condition through the arrangement of virtual machines. As a rule, all these utilitarian segments can be delegated three sorts. One kind is customer bolstered modules which are polished to help a wide range of cloud customers. Setting customer module, cloud customer module, reference customer module and the EC2 customer module are for the most part having a place with this sort of fixing. The second sort of segment is chiefly benefit upheld modules of cloud stage, offering a wide range of cloud administrations. It incorporates a setting operator module, web benefit asset structure module, EC2 WSDL module and a remote interface module. The third sort of constituent is the foundation asset administration modules which are fundamentally used to deal with a wide range of physical assets on the Cloud computing stage, including work benefit administration module, IaaS passage module, EC2 and other cloud stage bolster module, work space pilot module, workspace asset administration module and work space controller.

4.4 OpenNebula

OpenNebula is additionally an open source cloud benefit structure. It permits the client to send and oversee virtual machines on physical assets and it can set clients server farms or groups to the adaptable virtual framework that can consequently acclimate to the change of the administration stack. The essential distinction of OpenNebula and aura is that radiance actualizes remote interface in light of EC2 or WSRF through which client can process all security related issues, while OpenNebula does not. OpenNebula is likewise an open and adaptable virtual foundation administration apparatus, which can use to synchronize the capacity, organize and virtual systems and let clients powerfully convey benefits on the dispersed framework as per the assignment techniques for the server farm and remote cloud assets. Through the inside interfaces and OpenNebula server farm condition, clients can without much of a stretch send any sorts of swarms. [4]

Fig -3: Cloud platform


Cloud storage is a Cloud computing model in which data is put away on remote servers got to from the Web, or "cloud." It is kept up, worked and overseen by a Cloud storage specialist co-op on capacity servers that are based on virtualization systems. Cloud can store distinctive types of information or data like contacts, records, reports, music, photographs, recordings, and so forth. Cloud storage is otherwise called utility stockpiling - a term subject to the separate light of real execution and administration conveyance. Cloud storage works through server farm virtualization, giving end clients and applications with a virtual stockpiling design that is versatile as indicated by application requests. All in all, Cloud storage works through an Online Programming interface that is remotely executed through its association with the customer application's in-house Cloud storage foundation for input/yield (I/O) and read/compose (R/W) operations. At the point when conveyed through an open specialist co-op, Cloud storage is known as utility stockpiling. The private Cloud storage gives a similar adaptability, adaptability and capacity instrument with confined or non-community. [5]

Fig -4: Cloud storage


On-demand self-service

A purchaser can singularly arrangement processing abilities, for example, server time and system stockpiling, as required consequently without including human cooperation with each specialist organization.

A broad network access

Capacities are accessible over the system and got to through standard instruments that advance use by heterogeneous thin or thick customer stages (Ex: cell phones, tablets, portable PCs, and workstations).

Resource Pooling


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transfer capacity.

Rapid Elasticity

Capacities can be flexibly provisioned and discharged, now and again consequently, proportional quickly outward and internal proportionate with require.

Measured Service

Cloud frameworks naturally check and improve asset use by utilizing a metering capability at some level of deliberation suitable to the kind of administration (e.g., capacity, preparing, data transfer capacity, and dynamic client accounts).

Business Model

Pay-as-you-utilize pattern is used.

Resource Management

Offer all assets at the same time to every one of the clients in the meantime. This permits inactivity concentrated and intelligent applications run innocently on a cloud.


For Cloud computing one of the fundamental parts is virtualization. This is for giving a deliberation and embodiment to the clients of the swarm.


It bolsters just in exactly coupled and exchange arranged generally intuitive employments.


To make cloud servers more secure to secure that a customer's information is not gotten to by any unapproved clients, cloud specialist co-ops have created watchword insured accounts, security servers through which all information being exchanged must pass and information encryption system. [6]




We can get to our applications and information any place in the universe, on any framework.

Low Cost

It is a more economical approach to keep up the product and equipment. Clients will spare cash on programming refreshes, administration expenses, and information stockpiling costs.

Speed & Scales

Cloud computing offers a fast sending model that empowers applications to develop rapidly to coordinate expanding

utilization prerequisites. Contingent on their requirements the client can quickly scale up or downsize.

Easier Management of Data and Information

Since all information is put in a concentrated area, information is more sorted out, making it simple to oversee. All exchanges are likewise recorded so the administration can undoubtedly track exercises of their workers.

Increased Storage Capacity

It can store more information when contrasted with an individual information processor. Henceforth it spares us from the overhauling PC memory that lessens the cost for clients.

Automatic Updating

It spares organizations time and endeavors to refresh numerous server. Then again, it likewise helps clients to download refreshes for the product. In one case the server gets refreshed the clients can get the updates without doing anything.

Customize Setting

Cloud computing, likewise enables you to modify your employment applications. This is an extensive advantage on the grounds that the universe of online business is extremely aggressive.



Net clients don't have their information put away with them as they depend more on the supplier


At that place is a dependable weakness in regards to putting away reports since clients don't have control over their product. Nothing can be recuperated if their hosts leave benefit.

Requires constant internet connection

In the event that there is no web Association, we can't get to anything, even our own information. In like manner, a low-speed Internet Association, for example that found with dial-up administrations makes Cloud computing regularly unimaginable.


Clients may feel hazardous giving over their own and business related information to outsiders.

Migration Issue


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Cloud computing imagined as the cutting edge design of IT Enterprise. Cloud computing offers genuine advantages to organizations searching for a focused edge in the present economy. Numerous more providers are moving in this zone, and the opposition is driving costs even lower. Appealing valuing, the capacity to free up staff for different obligations, and the capacity to pay for as required administrations will keep on driving more employments to consider Cloud computing. Versatile Cloud computing is relied upon to turn out as one of the greatest markets for cloud specialist co-ops and cloud designers. By the by, one must be extremely cautious to comprehend the security dangers and difficulties postured in using these advances. Cloud computing can possibly hand a leader over advancing a safe, virtual and financially suitable IT arrangement later on. [8]


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[6] Samah Sadeq Ahmed Bagish, “Student's Awareness of Cloud Computing: Case Study Faculty of Engineering at Aden University, Yemen”, International Journal of Engineering Development and Research (IJEDR), Vol.2, Issue 1, PP 1122-1129, ISSN: 2321-9939, 2014

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Engineering (IOSR-JCE), Volume 8, Issue 1, PP 14-22, Nov. - Dec. 2012, ISSN: 2278-0661, ISBN: 2278-8727


Fig -4:   Cloud storage

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Fig -3: Cloud platform

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