Cloud has existed in some fashion for several years (some would argue decades), how has it evolved over this time? How does it impact IT operations? What role does application monitoring have moving forward?
Cloud computing has become a fixture in the IT landscape over recent years. Some debate has even arisen over whether the development of cloud computing counts as evolution or a revolution. Leaving such questions to others (evolution and revolution both signify change, perhaps simply at a different rate or by more or less gradual steps), a brief (and broad) look at the history of the cloud may provide some indicators as to where it’s headed next.
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