26 abr. 2012

TEC3º ESO: CLOUD COMPUTING. VideoListening

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1) Computers used to work alone, inside .....................
But thanks to the Internet, we can now use the power of computers at a completely different location - what we call "..................".
This is Cloud Computing in Plain English.

2) To start, meet Lucy from Lucy's Lilies, a new .......... 
She is concerned about how to manage ............    ..............
Right now she's responsible for hiring .......... and keeping the .......running.
But this scenario makes her ............

3) She's a florist, not a mechanic - delivery is a ............
And she's on a ............- maintaining her own deliveries costs a lot.
Plus, it's hard to know how many vans she'll need. Her business ........... when deliveries can't keep up.

4) Then she learned about a new kind of delivery company that has an unlimited fleet of drivers and vans that she can use on an as-needed basis - and she only ...............................................................

5) Now she can depend on another company to handle the deliveries.
A few years later, her business savvy paid off. She now has a ........... of florists and new problems.

6) She has ..........,    .............. and databases that all have to be maintained at headquarters.
 It’s a huge expense, and a big worry. Her business is constantly running out of ............  space and fixing broken ............

7) Then she learned about ..........   ......., which works a lot like her deliveries.
Instead of managing important technology on-site, she can depend on a new kind of company to help take away the pain.

8) They have all the ...............    ........... she needs and it's all .........., backed up at another location and accessible through the .........- what people call "in the cloud."
This means ......     .......     ........    ........a cloud company's computers to help her business run and focus her energy on fantastic flowers.