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Research on Comparison of Cloud Computing and Grid Computing

Author(s): Liu Yuxi | Wang Jianhua

Journal: Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology
ISSN 2040-7459

Volume: 4;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 120;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: Cloud computing | grid computing | services

The development of computer industry is promoted by the progress of distributed computing, parallel computing and grid computing, so the cloud computing movement rises. This study describes the types of cloud computing services, the similarities and differences of cloud computing and grid computing, meanwhile discusses the better aspect of cloud computing than grid computing, and refers the common problems faced to the both computing, and some security issues.
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