Specific to website hosting, cloud hosting works in a way such that your website pulls from the virtual resources of multiple servers to provide for all the aspects of what it takes to host your site. The cloud is the server cluster and this method of hosting makes for a balanced load. The resources are made accessible virtually and can be availed when needed.
I’ve censored the following, in protest of a bill that gives any corporation and the US government the power to censor the internet–a bill that could pass THIS WEEK. To see the uncensored text, and to stop internet censorship, visit: http://americancensorship.org/posts/38716/uncensor
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Some websites are going black tomorrow (01/18/2012) in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act and the PROTECT IP Act. Here’s a great post by Pierre Far on how to take down your website without impacting how Google normally views your website.