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Force.com free editions

For those of you who wish to use Force.com for your private purposes (HRM, LMS etc) and not a CRM, here is good news. Force.com has come up with a new feature of 100 free licenses.
The new force.com license version lets you create one application for free.

You can go through the edition comparison charts here.

Features of the new license model:
•    the comprehensive capabilities of the Force.com platform
•    one custom app
•    one Web site with up to 250,000 page views per month
•    up to 10 custom objects (custom database tables)
•    a sandbox development environment
•    free online training

You can read more about it on salesforce.com

Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is a style of computing in which dynamically scalable and often virtualized resources are provided as a service over the Internet. Users need not have knowledge of, expertise in, or control over the technology infrastructure in the "cloud" that supports them.
The concept generally incorporates combinations of the following:
infrastructure as a service (IaaS)platform as a service (PaaS)software as a service (SaaS)The image basically sums up the complete cloud-computing platform.


The term cloud is used as a metaphor for the Internet, based on how the Internet is depicted in computer network diagrams and is an abstraction for the complex infrastructure it conceals.


Some of the major players on Cloud computing. Microsoft is relatively new into the platform and relies on its traditional .Net for enabling the cloud, Salesforce.com is the solution that actually made the concept popular.
Amazon has come up with excellent cloud computing platform and Google always rul…

May the force be with you.

"Good bye, old friend. May the Force be with you." ―Obi-Wan Kenobi, to his former Padawan Anakin Skywalker before traveling to Utapau
If you are a fan of Star wars series you will understand the importance of above sentence, this was supposed to wish good luck to the people. The force here refers to the being all powerful, maybe the almighty.

Welcome, the modern era of computer science. The technology has evolved from deskware to webware, where the computing does not actually mean sitting for thousands of hours on a computer.
Infact, with more and more net based application popping up it was about time someone made enterprise level solutions available on the web. Force.com gave the answer.

The On-Demand CRM system was one of the many solutions coming online. This was the beginning of a new era.

Force.com did to SaaS what Mc Donalds did to burgers, anyone can make good burgers, but only Mc Donald can assure you that the burger you get will be hygenic, safe and healthy.
They b…