Some cloud computing advantages
There are several advantages that a cloud
environment has over an onsite physical environment.
Depending on the service-level
agreement (SLA) that you choose, your
cloud-based apps can provide a continuous
user experience with no apparent downtime,
even when things go wrong.
Apps in the cloud can scale vertically and horizontally:
Scale vertically to increase compute
capacity by adding RAM or CPUs to a virtual
Scaling horizontally increases compute
capacity by adding instances of resources,
such as adding VMs to the configuration.
You can configure cloud-based apps to take
advantage of autoscaling, so your apps
always have the resources they need.
Deploy and configure cloud-based resources
quickly as your app requirements change.
You can deploy apps and data to regional
datacenters around the globe, thereby
ensuring that your customers always have the
best performance in their region.
By taking advantage of cloud-based backup
services, data replication, and
geo-distribution, you can deploy your apps
with the confidence that comes from knowing
that your data is safe in the event of