Yeah, what the hell IS cloud computing, anyway? When I first met the folks at Eucalyptus, they were talking about “private clouds” and “hybrid clouds” and other foolishness. I was working at Amazon Web Services and I only knew about public clouds.
In fact, I had the following formula:
Cloud = public cloud, dammit (C=PC[d]).
Well, I was wrong. Eucalyptus was right. Eucalyptus does public and hybrid clouds right. Follow the URL up top if you want to get straightened out about this whole cloud thing.