The Timeline of Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing Study

Cloud Computing Movement

1959- John McCarthy introduced mainframe time-sharing theory

1969 – ARPANET developed by J. C. R. Licklider

1970 – IBM released an operating system called VM that permitted to have multiple virtual systems on a single physical node.

1991 – WWW (the World Wide Web) became publicly available by its creator, Tim Berners-Lee.

1997 – Cloud Computing term coined by Prof Ramnath Chellappa

1999 – Salesforce pioneered a new technology platform(SaaS), offering business apps over the internet and pay-per-use

2002 – Amazon Web Services(AWS) platform was launched by Amazon

2003 – Google’s distributed file system paper, called GFS (Google File System),  was published by Google, for storing the large data sets

2006 – Amazon re-launched AWS and introduced Elastic Compute Cloud(EC2), Simple Storage Service(S3)

2008 – Yahoo released Hadoop as an open source project to ASF(Apache Software Foundation)

2008 – Google released Google Cloud Platform & Google App Engine

2010 – Microsoft introduced Windows Azure and Azure Service Platform

2011 – Hybrid cloud emerged, combining public and private cloud environments

2011 – Apple launched iCloud, allowing people to automatically and wirelessly store their content

2012 – SAP announced a platform as a service offering called the SAP HANA Cloud Platform

2012 – Oracle announced the Oracle Cloud

2013 – Docker, container services released

2014 – IBM introduced Bluemix (later rebranded as IBM Cloud) for public

2015 – Kubernetes, a container-orchestration system for automating computer application deployment, scaling, and management released

2017 – Announced per-second billing by AWS and GCP

2019 – Cloud based Content Distribution Network (CDN) – video streaming market boom