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In computer science, cloud computing is when the user can simply use distant storage, computing power, or specially crafted development environments, without having to worry how these work internally. Cloud computing is the development and use of computer technology over the Internet: it relies on the infrastructure of the Internet. It is a style of computing in which IT-related capabilities are provided “as a service”, allowing users to access technology-enabled services from the Internet ("in the cloud") without knowledge of — and control over — the technologies behind these services.

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