A web crawler is a bot that systematically browses the World Wide Web, typically for the purpose of web indexing. A web crawler may also be called a web spider, an ant, or a web robot. Web crawlers are mainly used to create a copy of all the visited pages for later processing by a … Read more

Volunteer cloud (peer-to-peer cloud, ad-hoc cloud)

Volunteer cloud (peer-to-peer cloud, ad-hoc cloud) is a cloud computing architecture where individuals or organizations provide resources, such as storage, processing power, and bandwidth, to the cloud infrastructure on a voluntary basis. These resources are typically used to support applications and services that are available to the general public, such as social networking and video … Read more