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Molnet och dess möjligheter och  utmaningar: En kvalitativ studie i hur molnet förändrar systemutvecklingsarbetet
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Informatics.
2011 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

As companies grow, their need for computing power will increase, which traditionally resulted in companies having to invest in more IT resources. Now, with cloud computing, companies can easily hire computer power over the Internet, on-demand. Cloud computing offers a highly scalable environment where companies can store data and host their services. This paper employs a qualitative study with interviews and literature studies to explore opportunities and challenges associated with cloud computing from a system developer perspective. The aim of the paper is to find out how cloud computing changes the conditions for system development. The paper contributes with four different opportunities and challenges that the system developer must handle to succeed in the world of cloud computing. A conclusion is that it is not the work of system development that changes; instead it is the role of the system developer that evolves.  

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2011. , 23 p.
Informatik Student Paper Bachelor (INFSPB), SPB 2011.04
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Information Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-45077OAI: diva2:425388
Educational program
Programmet för Systemvetenskap
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2011-06-21 Created: 2011-06-21 Last updated: 2011-06-21Bibliographically approved

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