The Cloud (includes Pros and Cons)
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'The cloud' is a term that refers to storage, services, and applications that exist on the Internet, rather than on a local secondary storage.
Uses of the cloud.
Streaming services, server hosting, applications, and file storage and sharing.
Used to store audio and video to be streamed by users. e.g. Netflix, Spotify, and BBC iPlayer.
File Storage and Sharing
Used to store files and allows them to be shared easily. e.g. Google Drive, Dropbox, iCloud Drive.
Used for cloud services to host their website. e.g. Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.
Used to access applications without needing to download them onto secondary storage. e.g. Office 365, Google Docs, Gmail.