Cloud computing with Google Apps for education: An experience report
This article presents an experience report on using Google Apps for Education in a computer science laboratory at the Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil. Google Apps platform offers a range of applications in a SaaS (Software as a Service) cloud, bringing several facilities for members of the institution, but also some challenges for system administrators. Throughout the article, we describe the migration to the cloud platform, the current state of the migrated domain and some opportunities that are being explored to best meet our requirements.
Key words: cloud computing, Software as a Service, Google Apps, system administration.
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