Download a new e-book “GIS in the Cloud: The New Age of Cloud Computing and Geographic Information Systems” published by Esri & written by Victoria Kouyoumjian, Esri’s IT Strategies Architect.
From the e-book :
Cloud computing is rapidly emerging as a technology trend that almost every industry that provides or consumes software, hardware, and infrastructure can leverage. The technology and architecture that cloud service and deployment models offer are key areas of research and development for geographic information system (GIS) technology.
Topics covered in the e-book include:
- What Is Cloud Computing?
- Cloud Service Models
- Cloud Benefits
- Public versus Private Cloud
- Risks in the Cloud
- ArcGIS and the Cloud
Also included are two case studies of how GIS professionals have successfully used GIS in the cloud.
Download the free e-book here [PDF]