Does the "Cloud" run on physical servers in datacenters
Posted Jun 8, 2013 19:15 UTC (Sat) by giraffedata
In reply to: Does the "Cloud" run on physical servers in datacenters
Parent article: An introduction to OpenStack
But mostly the cloud providers just charge enough to cover provisioning for such peak times.
To the extent that is true, the argument that by being a cloud customer, a retailer doesn't have to pay for a year's worth of computers when they are needed only during the holidays, doesn't wash. And that was the OP's point.
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