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Nov 16 2017   10:09PM GMT

cloud seeding

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Cloud Computing

Cloud seeding is a strategy for uploading large amounts of data to a cloud storage service. Transferring a sizable amount of data to the cloud can take days, weeks or even years. Continued…

Quote of the Day

“Tape provides a great means of cloud seeding. Data is dumped to tape and then shipped to the cloud storage service provider for inclusion in a massive archival library.” – Jon Toigo

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In a hybrid cloud, sensitive data and computing resources may be maintained in two _________ environments.
a. separate
b. seperate

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