Cloud Computing and Drug Discovery

Sheraz Gul

Background Cloud computing, also known as ‘the cloud’, is one of the prevailing technology terms of recent times. Its use has been quickly gaining momentum and we continue to witness its expanding role in the pharmaceutical industry. Proponents of the technology claim that the technology can revolutionize the pharmaceutical industry. For example, the use of cloud computing has been proposed to enhance the process of computer-aided drug discovery. In contrast, detractors of cloud...
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