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What is Utility computing?
What is Utility computing?
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What is UTILITY COMPUTING? What does UTILITY COMPUTING mean? UTILITY COMPUTING meaning
What is UTILITY COMPUTING? What does UTILITY COMPUTING mean? UTILITY COMPUTING meaning
Published: 2017/03/09
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Computing Utility
Computing Utility
Published: 2016/04/14
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Utility computing Meaning
Utility computing Meaning
Published: 2015/04/29
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Utility Computing - Georgia Tech - Advanced Operating Systems
Utility Computing - Georgia Tech - Advanced Operating Systems
Published: 2015/02/23
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Utility Computing
Utility Computing
Published: 2015/11/26
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utility Computing.MPG
utility Computing.MPG
Published: 2009/11/24
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Utility Computing Standard
Utility Computing Standard
Published: 2016/07/06
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Utility Computing
Utility Computing
Published: 2015/03/13
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Introduction to Data Communications and Networking for Utility Computing and Control
Introduction to Data Communications and Networking for Utility Computing and Control
Published: 2017/09/05
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Utility Computing: Revealing the true cost of IT
Utility Computing: Revealing the true cost of IT
Published: 2017/09/01
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Achieving Utility Computing with Facility-as-a-Service
Achieving Utility Computing with Facility-as-a-Service
Published: 2014/06/23
Channel: Delighted Robot
Changes to computer thinking - Stephen Fry explains cloud computing
Changes to computer thinking - Stephen Fry explains cloud computing
Published: 2013/10/22
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Utility Computing Explained
Utility Computing Explained
Published: 2017/11/20
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Introduction of Cloud | Types of Cloud |Private,Public,Hybrid |What is Utility Computing
Introduction of Cloud | Types of Cloud |Private,Public,Hybrid |What is Utility Computing
Published: 2016/11/12
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T- Cloud Computing Glossary- Utility Computing
T- Cloud Computing Glossary- Utility Computing
Published: 2016/01/08
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Utility Computing@NCI
Utility Computing@NCI
Published: 2016/12/20
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TOP PC SOFTWARE UTILITY FOR SOLVING COMPUTING HEADACHES!
TOP PC SOFTWARE UTILITY FOR SOLVING COMPUTING HEADACHES!
Published: 2014/07/11
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Cloud Computing Vs Grid Computing - Flexibility Difference of Cloud Computing and Grid Computing
Cloud Computing Vs Grid Computing - Flexibility Difference of Cloud Computing and Grid Computing
Published: 2017/02/14
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Download Utility Computing 15th IFIP IEEE International Workshop on Distributed Systems Operations a
Download Utility Computing 15th IFIP IEEE International Workshop on Distributed Systems Operations a
Published: 2017/03/07
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The Worlds Largest High Availability Computing Utility Service
The Worlds Largest High Availability Computing Utility Service
Published: 2009/12/05
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Utility Computing.
Utility Computing.
Published: 2011/02/10
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Utility Cloud Explainer Video
Utility Cloud Explainer Video
Published: 2015/12/01
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Utility Computing feedback video by Team H
Utility Computing feedback video by Team H
Published: 2016/12/20
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T- 61. Utility Computing
T- 61. Utility Computing
Published: 2015/10/19
Channel: Ravindra Dastikop The Practice of Digital India
T- Lesson 76.  Utility Computing
T- Lesson 76. Utility Computing
Published: 2015/11/26
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Cloud Computing and Electricity: Beyond the Utility Model
Cloud Computing and Electricity: Beyond the Utility Model
Published: 2015/11/30
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"Eucalyptus: An Open Source Infrastructure for Cloud Computing" - Rich Wolski
"Eucalyptus: An Open Source Infrastructure for Cloud Computing" - Rich Wolski
Published: 2013/04/19
Channel: CNSwebcast
What is Cloud Computing?
What is Cloud Computing?
Published: 2013/12/08
Channel: Cloud Watch
EUCALYPTUS: An Open Source Service Infrastructure for Elastic Computing Research
EUCALYPTUS: An Open Source Service Infrastructure for Elastic Computing Research
Published: 2016/09/06
Channel: Microsoft Research
What does utility computing mean?
What does utility computing mean?
Published: 2015/06/23
Channel: What Does That Mean?
Data Centers lose ground to utility computing, cloud, and SaaS
Data Centers lose ground to utility computing, cloud, and SaaS
Published: 2013/06/05
Channel: Montclare Group
Grid Computing  Vs Cloud Computing  - Difference Between Grid Computing And Cloud Computing
Grid Computing Vs Cloud Computing - Difference Between Grid Computing And Cloud Computing
Published: 2017/01/16
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utility computing in cloud  lecture#2
utility computing in cloud lecture#2
Published: 2017/05/26
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FiRe 2009: Clouds 2.0: Utility Computing for Consumers and the Enterprise
FiRe 2009: Clouds 2.0: Utility Computing for Consumers and the Enterprise
Published: 2015/11/24
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Market Oriented Grid and Utility Computing Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed Computing
Market Oriented Grid and Utility Computing Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed Computing
Published: 2016/12/10
Channel: Anthony Denman
Assessing Invariant Mining Techniques For Cloud-based Utility Computing Systems
Assessing Invariant Mining Techniques For Cloud-based Utility Computing Systems
Published: 2017/06/09
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Download Market Oriented Grid and Utility Computing Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed Computi
Download Market Oriented Grid and Utility Computing Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed Computi
Published: 2017/01/13
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Assessing Invariant Mining Techniques for Cloud based Utility Computing Systems
Assessing Invariant Mining Techniques for Cloud based Utility Computing Systems
Published: 2017/10/26
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Grid Computing  Vs Cloud Computing - Difference Between Grid Computing And Cloud Computing
Grid Computing Vs Cloud Computing - Difference Between Grid Computing And Cloud Computing
Published: 2017/01/23
Channel: MAD differences
Utility-Oriented Cloud & Grid Computing:  A Vision, Hype, and Reality
Utility-Oriented Cloud & Grid Computing: A Vision, Hype, and Reality
Published: 2016/05/19
Channel: castors2007
Utility Computing 15th IFIP IEEE International Workshop on Distributed Systems Operations and Manage
Utility Computing 15th IFIP IEEE International Workshop on Distributed Systems Operations and Manage
Published: 2017/02/14
Channel: J Meyer
Comparison of cloud with grid computing
Comparison of cloud with grid computing
Published: 2015/05/20
Channel: arch4cloud
Download Market Oriented Grid and Utility Computing Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed Computi
Download Market Oriented Grid and Utility Computing Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed Computi
Published: 2016/11/14
Channel: Julian F.
What Is Hybrid Cloud Computing & How Does It Work?
What Is Hybrid Cloud Computing & How Does It Work?
Published: 2015/12/29
Channel: Learn How Today
Expanding Service Capacities and Increasing Service Reies for the GBased Utility Computing
Expanding Service Capacities and Increasing Service Reies for the GBased Utility Computing
Published: 2011/12/08
Channel: spiroprojects
What is  Cloud computing ?
What is Cloud computing ?
Published: 2014/03/11
Channel: B2Bwhiteboard
An Economic Architecture for Cloud Computing
An Economic Architecture for Cloud Computing
Published: 2009/05/12
Channel: GoogleTechTalks
INTRODUCTION TO GRID COMPUTING IN HINDI
INTRODUCTION TO GRID COMPUTING IN HINDI
Published: 2016/01/25
Channel: LearnEveryone
Part 01: Grid Computing tutorial in Hindi: Introduction of Grid Computing in Hindi with Live Example
Part 01: Grid Computing tutorial in Hindi: Introduction of Grid Computing in Hindi with Live Example
Published: 2017/03/02
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Utility computing, or The Computer Utility, is a service provisioning model in which a service provider makes computing resources and infrastructure management available to the customer as needed, and charges them for specific usage rather than a flat rate. Like other types of on-demand computing (such as grid computing), the utility model seeks to maximize the efficient use of resources and/or minimize associated costs. Utility is the packaging of system resources, such as computation, storage and services, as a metered service. This model has the advantage of a low or no initial cost to acquire computer resources; instead, resources are essentially rented.

This repackaging of computing services became the foundation of the shift to "on demand" computing, software as a service and cloud computing models that further propagated the idea of computing, application and network as a service.

There was some initial skepticism about such a significant shift.[1] However, the new model of computing caught on and eventually became mainstream.

IBM, HP and Microsoft were early leaders in the new field of utility computing, with their business units and researchers working on the architecture, payment and development challenges of the new computing model. Google, Amazon and others started to take the lead in 2008, as they established their own utility services for computing, storage and applications.

Utility computing can support grid computing which has the characteristic of very large computations or sudden peaks in demand which are supported via a large number of computers.

"Utility computing" has usually envisioned some form of virtualization so that the amount of storage or computing power available is considerably larger than that of a single time-sharing computer. Multiple servers are used on the "back end" to make this possible. These might be a dedicated computer cluster specifically built for the purpose of being rented out, or even an under-utilized supercomputer. The technique of running a single calculation on multiple computers is known as distributed computing.

The term "grid computing" is often used to describe a particular form of distributed computing, where the supporting nodes are geographically distributed or cross administrative domains. To provide utility computing services, a company can "bundle" the resources of members of the public for sale, who might be paid with a portion of the revenue from clients.

One model, common among volunteer computing applications, is for a central server to dispense tasks to participating nodes, on the behest of approved end-users (in the commercial case, the paying customers). Another model, sometimes called the Virtual Organization (VO),[citation needed] is more decentralized, with organizations buying and selling computing resources as needed or as they go idle.

The definition of "utility computing" is sometimes extended to specialized tasks, such as web services.

History[edit]

Utility computing merely means "Pay and Use", with regards to computing power. Utility computing is not a new concept, but rather has quite a long history. Among the earliest references is:

IBM and other mainframe providers conducted this kind of business in the following two decades, often referred to as time-sharing, offering computing power and database storage to banks and other large organizations from their worldwide data centers. To facilitate this business model, mainframe operating systems evolved to include process control facilities, security, and user metering. The advent of mini computers changed this business model, by making computers affordable to almost all companies. As Intel and AMD increased the power of PC architecture servers with each new generation of processor, data centers became filled with thousands of servers.

In the late 90's utility computing re-surfaced. InsynQ, Inc. launched [on-demand] applications and desktop hosting services in 1997 using HP equipment. In 1998, HP set up the Utility Computing Division in Mountain View, CA, assigning former Bell Labs computer scientists to begin work on a computing power plant, incorporating multiple utilities to form a software stack. Services such as "IP billing-on-tap" were marketed. HP introduced the Utility Data Center in 2001. Sun announced the Sun Cloud service to consumers in 2000. In December 2005, Alexa launched Alexa Web Search Platform, a Web search building tool for which the underlying power is utility computing. Alexa charges users for storage, utilization, etc. There is space in the market for specific industries and applications as well as other niche applications powered by utility computing. For example, PolyServe Inc. offers a clustered file system based on commodity server and storage hardware that creates highly available utility computing environments for mission-critical applications including Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server databases, as well as workload optimized solutions specifically tuned for bulk storage, high-performance computing, vertical industries such as financial services, seismic processing, and content serving. The Database Utility and File Serving Utility enable IT organizations to independently add servers or storage as needed, retask workloads to different hardware, and maintain the environment without disruption.

In spring 2006 3tera announced its AppLogic service and later that summer Amazon launched Amazon EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud). These services allow the operation of general purpose computing applications. Both are based on Xen virtualization software and the most commonly used operating system on the virtual computers is Linux, though Windows and Solaris are supported. Common uses include web application, SaaS, image rendering and processing but also general-purpose business applications.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ On-demand computing: What are the odds?, ZD Net, Nov 2002, retrieved 2017-11-03 
  2. ^ Garfinkel, Simson (1999). Abelson, Hal, ed. Architects of the Information Society, Thirty-Five Years of the Laboratory for Computer Science at MIT. Cambridge: MIT Press. p. 1. ISBN 978-0-262-07196-3. 

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