Since I started Webhostingology it appears that I have become the “go-to” person for matters related to webhosting and cloud computing. One of the most common questions people ask is about the difference between cloud computing and local computing. Cloud computing is all the rage at the moment. And if you think that it’s just an internet fad that is soon going away, then you need to understand that cloud computing is here to stay. But in understanding cloud computing, you have to start somewhere.