Define and discuss cloud computing

Select from the following list four (4) topics and discuss. Use only 50-words max per topic to discuss and present your answer.  The discussion questions this week are from 1  (Jamsa, 2013).Chapter 1 topics:

· Define and discuss cloud computing.

· Discuss how cloud computing has changed how companies budget for software solutions.

· Compare and contrast SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS, and provide an example of each.

· Define scalability and discuss how the cloud impacts it.

· List three advantages and three disadvantages of cloud computing.

· Define virtualization and discuss how the cloud impacts it.

· Describe three cloud-based solutions for individuals and three cloud-based solutions for businesses.

· Discuss how Web 2.0 has driven the growth of the web.

· Compare and contrast public, private, , and hybrid clouds.

Note: You are required to use at least two-peer reviewed sources (besides your textbook) to answer the above questions.