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Cloud computing, grid computing, utility computing - list of top providers

You want to have a scalable website. You want a website which can handle traffic spikes (think if you are getting on Digg, Slahsdot, Reddit, Techcrunch or other very popular websites frontpage).

Regular hosting companies (especially shared hosting) can offer only so much. The servers usually get crushed under the load in short time.

But there is hope. A new breed of hosting companies emerged recently. A new breed which can offer you the scalability you need at a fraction of the cost.

Welcome to the world of “cloud computing!” (or “grid computing” or “utility computing”, which are terms for the same thing).

Here's a website which compiled a list of cloud computing hosting companies (with short descriptions, prices and customer lists for each of them).

Read the entire article about Cloud computing, grid computing, utility computing list at - web software reviews, news, tips & tricks.

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