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Google has integrated its online spreadsheet and word processor into a single free service that's now available to anyone with a Google account. Both the Docs and Spreadsheets products offer the ability to collaborate on a document or spreadsheet with others. Cost Google Docs is free! If you use Google Apps, Google Docs is included as part of the suite of products. To use Google Gears, you'll need one of the following: Microsoft Windows XP or Vista with Firefox 3+ or Internet Explorer 7+ Apple Mac OS X (10.4+) with Firefox 3+
uses the internet and central remote servers to maintain data and applications. allows consumers and businesses to use applications without installation and access their personal files at any computer with internet access. allows for much more efficient computing by centralizing storage, memory, processing and bandwidth. A cloud can be private or public. A public cloud sells services to anyone on the Internet. (Currently, Amazon Web Services is the largest public cloud provider.) A private cloud is a proprietary network or a data center that supplies hosted services to a limited number of people.
Three Services that involves delivering hosted services over the Internet Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provides virtual server instances with unique IP addresses and blocks of storage on demand. Can start, stop, access and configure virtual servers and storage. Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) a set of software and product development tools hosted on the provider's infrastructure. Developers create applications on the provider's platform over the Internet. Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) the software product and interacts with the user through a front-end portal.
There are google docs for students, teachers and business Collaborate with others who don't own Word Store your documents online and access them from another computer Export documents as PDFs No need to install software on your computer Publish documents online to the world, as webpages or post documents to your blog. Download documents to your desktop as Word, OpenOffice, RTF, PDF, HTML or zip.
Upload and convert Word documents, OpenOffice, RTF, HTML, text (.txt), Open Office (.odt), and StarOffice Writer (.sxw) files (or create documents from scratch). Easily format your documents, spell-check them, etc. Invite others by email to edit or view your documents. Edit documents online with whomever you choose. View your documents' revision history and roll back to any version. Email your documents out as attachments.
Use formatting and formula editing so you can calculate results and make your data look the way you want it. Chat in real time with others who are editing your spreadsheet. Embed a spreadsheet, or individual sheets of your spreadsheet, in your blog or website. Import and convert.xls,.csv,.txt and.ods formatted data. Export.xls,.csv,.txt and.ods formatted data and PDF and HTML files.
Each spreadsheet you upload and convert can be up to 256 columns, or up to 200,000 cells, or up to 100 sheets. There's no limit on number of rows. You have a limit of 1000 spreadsheets. The spreadsheets that are shared with you do not count against 1000 limit. The limit on spreadsheets open at one time is 11. You can import and convert spreadsheets up to approximately 1MB in xls, xlsx, csv, ods, txt, tsv, or tsb format.
Share and edit presentations with your friends and coworkers. Insert images and videos, and format your slides to fit your preferences. Allow real-time viewing of presentations, online, from separate remote locations. Publish and embed your presentation in a website, allowing access to a wide audience. Easily edit your presentations.
Presentations in both.ppt and.pps file formats from your local computer can be up to 10MB in size or 200 slides. By entering the URL of a file on the Web, you can upload presentations up to 2MB. You have a combined limit of 5000 documents and presentations and 5000 images. Import and convert existing presentations in.ppt and.pps file types. Download your presentations as a PDF, a PPT, or a TXT file.
Compare Office also have Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Microsoft office is only available through retailers and requires installation Google Docs also provides some quick publishing tools that let you publish a document with a unique address (URL) on google.com that you can share with others. Contrast