Above the clouds with Android

Cloud computing and the Android software stack

From the developerWorks archives

Bill Zimmerly

Date archived: January 4, 2017 | First published: March 17, 2009

The open source Android operating system has taken the world by storm, allowing sophisticated cloud computing applications to run wherever you are. Designed to be highly efficient on battery-powered devices like the T-Mobile G1 smartphone, at heart, Android is Linux®, and there are several layers to the Android programming model that permit the creation of secure applications tailor-made for cloud computing. Soar to new heights with Android and experience mobile computing as you've never experienced it before.

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