An Illustrative Study on Cloud Computing
R. Madhubala 

Mrs. R. Madhubala, Asst. Professor, MCA Department,Ethiraj College for Women, Chennai, India.

Manuscript received on December 07, 2011. | Revised Manuscript received on December 23, 2011. | Manuscript published on January 05, 2012. | PP: 286-290 | Volume-1 Issue-6, January 2012. | Retrieval Number: F0330121611/2012©BEIESP
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Abstract: “Cloud” computing – a relatively recent term, defines the paths ahead in computer science world. Being built on decades of research it utilizes all recent achievements in virtualization, distributed computing and utility computing. This paper is about the definition of cloud, architecture and security issues of cloud.
Keywords: Cloud, virtualization, security, infrastructure.