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Open Source & Cloud Computing. Bernard Liengme INFO 102. Open Source Software. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_source Can be operating systems (Android & LINUX) Can be browser (Google Chrome) Can be productivity apps (Open Office) It free and the user can modify the code - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Cloud ComputingOpen Source&Cloud ComputingBernard LiengmeINFO 102Open Source Softwarehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_sourceCan be operating systems (Android & LINUX)Can be browser (Google Chrome)Can be productivity apps (Open Office)It free and the user can modify the codeI am not advocating you use these products; but you should be aware of themFree to do what you likeXXX is licensed under the terms of the LGPLv3 (new contributions are dual-licensed under both LGPLv3+ and MPL). This means you're free to use it for personal and commercial use, you're free to copy it and give copies away, and you're free to modify and redesign the source code, and to create derivative works.Open Officean open source suite of applicationshttp://download.openoffice.fm/free/?pk=10325LibreOfficehttp://www.libreoffice.org/download/A product from some folks who broke away from Open Office.Both Open Office and LibreOffice are available for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems.While both have features like Conditional Formatting, Pivot Table and Solver, some Excel feature might be missing or work differently. Do not open critical Excel files in a free app.Cloud computinghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_computingCloud computing is the delivery of computing as a service rather than a product, whereby shared resources, software, and information are provided to computers and other devices as a utility (like the electricity grid) over a network (typically the Internet).Cloud computing entrusts, typically centralized, services with your data, software, and computation on a published application programming interface (API) over a network. It has a lot of overlap with software as a service (SaaS).Internet (cloud)userserverA simple use: file storageYou might want to keep backup copiesYour files are available no matter where you areYou can share files with othersBox.Net: http://www.box.net/filesWindows Live Skydrive: http://skydrive.live.comMediaFire: http://www.mediafire.comFileFactory: http://www.filefactory.comFileSavr: http://www.filesavr.comFileDropper: http://www.filedropper.comRapidShare: http://www.rapidshare.comDemo of Microsoft Skydrivehttps://skydrive.live.com/Windows Live Mesh Files on one PC are synched with files on another. And with the cloud.Example: your profs INFO102 files. They are on his desktop and laptop.Demo of Microsoft Live Meshrun program from computerCan synch files between many devicesCan run another device remotelyApplications in the CloudGoogle docs. Microsoft Web Apps. Like Office suite but not as powerfulClick either imageMicrosoft Office 365A cloud computing system for small and large business.You can use either Microsoft Web Apps or Office 2010 on your own computersNot just Goggle & MicrosoftSearch the internet for cloud computingHewlett-Packard has a full-service systemSo has IBM with its SmartCloud