GCSE – Lesson 8 – Hosting services
This lesson builds on the knowledge covered in Lesson 7 where learners learnt how a web browser works and how web pages are located and presented on devices. Learners now take a look at web hosting and services that are hosted in the cloud. They take a tour of a Google data center whilst completing a scavenger hunt. Then they take a look at the environmental impacts of cloud computing and vote on whether it is positive or negative for the environment.
- Describe how servers are used for hosting services across the internet
- Describe the role of web servers and clients
- Describe how the cloud provides services for software and storage
- List the advantages and disadvantages of the cloud
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