Cloud Computing Technology and Its Implementation in Modern Libraries

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Ridip Lahkar, Tribeni Pathak


Each day numerous new data and information are coming up. In today’s world we are facing a huge information explosion. Among all the consequences of this explosion, one of the major problem is limitation of storage space to store the data. Storing all the ever increasing data in a organized and easily accessible form, there is always a need of centralized large data centre and to operate them smoothly a remote server with large user access capabilities. Therefore the cloud computing is the only solution in future. Since library is one of the top most institution of importance while considering the information world, so library must be an early adaptor of the cloud computing technology. In this paper we have discussed the technology, definition, Merits-demerits of Cloud Computing and its relevance in a modern library system.

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