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- v. Present participle of compute.
- n. The process or act of calculation
- n. Action of using (a) computer(s).
- n. The study, field of computers and computer programming.
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- n. the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
- n. the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
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Just thinking about likely near-term innovations in computing is exciting, but slowly a longer-term vision is coming into focus.
The term computing machine, used increasingly from the 1920s, refers to any machine that does the work of a human computer, i.e., any machine that calculates in accordance with effective methods.
Note: The use of * here is similar to its use in computing, that is, as a ‘wildcard’.
"The future of computing is about providing customers solutions from one vendor," Ellison said in a phone interview.
Cloud computing is such a bad departure from one of the underlying concepts of the web that makes it so important and valuable.
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The other necessary item for clouds to enable seamless hybrid computing, is a layer of software built on top of the cloud so the user can run an application without worrying if the code is designed to run on the underlying processors.
Cloud computing is just one of the enablers that could make this all possible.
Enterprise (public/private) cloud computing is REAL | Edge of the Cloud
What Microsoft says about cloud computing is similar to what Polaroid executives (I used to work for Polaroid) used to say about digital photography.
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