We talked about cloud computing quite a lot here in the past. We started with an introduction in Episode 57 and then focused particularly on AWS cloud, starting from Episode 64 and following with a series of 13 Episodes up to a conclusion with tips on how to pass some certifications in Episode 83. Today we will look back a bit and explore milestones in the IT industry that led to the emergence of cloud computing platforms as we know it today.
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We will look at many factors and concepts that have played a crucial role in disrupting the industry across last six decades, including time-sharing mainframes, the birth of the Internet, virtual machines, containers, Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, Infrastructure as a Service, Read the rest of this entry »