[ubuntu-za] Home backup solution (suggestions) [off-topic]

Andre Rossouw andre at arnet.co.za
Fri Oct 7 11:28:53 UTC 2011

> Cloud is just a buzzword for running your server(s) on virtualized
> hardware in stead of a physical machine

Yes and no. Virtualisation is part of a "cloud" strategy, but is not the
only part. Read wikipedia's article [1] for comprehensive explanation of
"cloud". The statement above describes virtual infrastructure.

I do agree on it being a buzzword though, you should see Dilbert [2] for
a good laugh.

[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_computing
[2] http://dilbert.com/strips/comic/2011-01-07/

Andre Rossouw <andre at arnet.co.za>

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