Terms starting with ‘A’
- Advertising based pricing model
- A pricing model that offers services to customers at low or no cost, with the provider being compensated by advertisers whose ads are delivered to the consumer along with the service.
- Amazon EC2
- Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is a web service that provides resizable compute capacity in the cloud. It is designed to make web-scale computing easier for developers.
- Amazon S3
- Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) provides a simple web services interface that can be used to store and retrieve any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web.
- Apache Hadoop
- A project sponsored by the Apache Software Foundation. See also: hadoop
- Amazon Web Services - Amazon's suite of cloud services (includes EC2, RDS, S3, SQS and VPC) that together make up their cloud computing platform.
- Microsoft's cloud computing platform. See also: Windows Azure