Best New Cloudy Terms

As a previous CloudCamp attendee, you get to help us choose the nominees for the 2010 Cloudy Awards. Review the list of nominees for Best New Cloudy Terms below. If you don’t see the nominee, please suggest it. Final awards will be tallied and announced on Tuesday March 15th, 2011. Register to watch the Cloudy Awards online: http://cloudyawards.eventbrite.com

Best New Cloudy Term of 2010

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  1. Cloud Computing is OSSM ("Awesome")

    Dave Nielsen of CloudCamp says the 4 essential characteristics of Cloud Computing are: On-demand (service is setup before customer asks for it), Self-service (customer decides when to turn on & off, Scalable (can handle increase and decreased usage) & Measurable (so you know how much you are using).

    15 votes
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    • ec2 jailbreak

      process of taking an ec2-bound app and freeing it to run somewhere else, in house or other cloud

      9 votes
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      • "Crap apps"

        Those little web applications that don't really need anything beyond basic hosting.

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        • Enterprise Cloud

          It's like cloud but without the commodity bit so you don't have to redesign any applications ... which means ... it's a data centre with multi-tenancy.

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          • Jevons

            The new patron saint of cloud economics

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            • 4 votes
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              • Grid as a service (GAAS) in cloud

                Like SAAS, PASS, IAAS, Grid can also be extended as a service in Cloud

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                • Fog

                  Private cloud. Opaque IT just faster.

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                  • Craplications

                    Those crummy little legacy apps we move into the Cloud so we can get rid of the ancient hardware.

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                    • KnowledgeBase

                      KnowledgeBase is the next generation of cloud Database. It uses plain English instead of SQL used by traditional database. KnowledgeBase is built on top of NoSql database. For more information visit www.arrivu.com

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                      • Organization as a Service (OaaS)

                        The ultimate evolution - a full organization in the cloud: http://OrganizationAsAService.com

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