Google releases an actual cloud

Happy April Fools Day


If there’s one problem with cloud computing it’s that the technology is intangible.

Google has finally fixed that.

Check it out:


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This isn’t just any old cloud though. It’s “literally a cloud,” Google says, made from groundbreaking research by Google around super-cooled water droplets and high-altitude, lightweight chip design. It comes with “industry-first features” such as StormBoost which “draws on the power of mother nature” to give Google Actual Cloud Platform disks a 50% IOPS boost during thunderstorms.

Customers are giddy. “I just love that I can see it,” says one user.

And Google wins the cloud computing April Fools Day jokes.

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