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Mining Global Computing Reserves


Millions of networked computers form the internet. Some are servers and tens of thousands of them reside at the large websites such as Google and Amazon. There are explicit business reasons a large company may wish to make spare computing available as Cloud Computing. There are also implicit benefits to providers who dare to offer their spare computing cycles to the rest of us.

It’s not a Cloud. It’s a Mine.


Referring to the tremendous and growing free (at the margin) computing resources available to us as a Cloud, does not do justice to the opportunity. Global Computing Reserves are a resources to be mined!