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Description: Amazon Web Services is the Titanic of cloud hosting, designed with backups to the backups’ backups that prevent hosted websites and applications from failing.


Date: 04/22/2011


Questions for discussion:

  • Explain the design of cloud computing?
  • Why would this appeal to both users and service providers?
  • What do you think the impact of the loss of service is likely to be for Amazon and for other firms providing the service?

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