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YouTube was founded on 15 February and is now the leading website for free streaming video with a vast number of users. It uses a HTML5 based web player by default to stream and show video files. YouTube claims that its users watch hundreds of millions, and upload hundreds of thousands of videos daily. The Internet has enabled new forms of social interaction, activities, and social associations. This phenomenon has given rise to the scholarly study of the sociology of the Internet.
Internet usage has seen tremendous growth. From to , the number of Internet users globally rose from million to 1. The prevalent language for communication on the Internet has been English. This may be a result of the origin of the Internet, as well as the language's role as a lingua franca. However, some glitches such as mojibake incorrect display of some languages' characters still remain. In an American study in , the percentage of men using the Internet was very slightly ahead of the percentage of women, although this difference reversed in those under Men logged on more often, spent more time online, and were more likely to be broadband users, whereas women tended to make more use of opportunities to communicate such as email.
Men were more likely to use the Internet to pay bills, participate in auctions, and for recreation such as downloading music and videos. Men and women were equally likely to use the Internet for shopping and banking. Several neologisms exist that refer to Internet users: Netizen as in "citizen of the net"  refers to those actively involved in improving online communities , the Internet in general or surrounding political affairs and rights such as free speech ,   Internaut refers to operators or technically highly capable users of the Internet,   digital citizen refers to a person using the Internet in order to engage in society, politics, and government participation.
The Internet allows greater flexibility in working hours and location, especially with the spread of unmetered high-speed connections. The Internet can be accessed almost anywhere by numerous means, including through mobile Internet devices.
Mobile phones, datacards , handheld game consoles and cellular routers allow users to connect to the Internet wirelessly. Within the limitations imposed by small screens and other limited facilities of such pocket-sized devices, the services of the Internet, including email and the web, may be available.
Service providers may restrict the services offered and mobile data charges may be significantly higher than other access methods. Educational material at all levels from pre-school to post-doctoral is available from websites. Examples range from CBeebies , through school and high-school revision guides and virtual universities , to access to top-end scholarly literature through the likes of Google Scholar.
For distance education , help with homework and other assignments, self-guided learning, whiling away spare time, or just looking up more detail on an interesting fact, it has never been easier for people to access educational information at any level from anywhere. The Internet in general and the World Wide Web in particular are important enablers of both formal and informal education.
Further, the Internet allows universities, in particular, researchers from the social and behavioral sciences, to conduct research remotely via virtual laboratories, with profound changes in reach and generalizability of findings as well as in communication between scientists and in the publication of results.
The low cost and nearly instantaneous sharing of ideas, knowledge, and skills have made collaborative work dramatically easier, with the help of collaborative software. Not only can a group cheaply communicate and share ideas but the wide reach of the Internet allows such groups more easily to form. An example of this is the free software movement , which has produced, among other things, Linux , Mozilla Firefox , and OpenOffice. Internet chat, whether using an IRC chat room, an instant messaging system, or a social networking website, allows colleagues to stay in touch in a very convenient way while working at their computers during the day.
Messages can be exchanged even more quickly and conveniently than via email. These systems may allow files to be exchanged, drawings and images to be shared, or voice and video contact between team members.
Content management systems allow collaborating teams to work on shared sets of documents simultaneously without accidentally destroying each other's work. Business and project teams can share calendars as well as documents and other information. Such collaboration occurs in a wide variety of areas including scientific research, software development, conference planning, political activism and creative writing. Social and political collaboration is also becoming more widespread as both Internet access and computer literacy spread.
The Internet allows computer users to remotely access other computers and information stores easily from any access point. Access may be with computer security , i. This is encouraging new ways of working from home, collaboration and information sharing in many industries.
An accountant sitting at home can audit the books of a company based in another country, on a server situated in a third country that is remotely maintained by IT specialists in a fourth. These accounts could have been created by home-working bookkeepers, in other remote locations, based on information emailed to them from offices all over the world.
Some of these things were possible before the widespread use of the Internet, but the cost of private leased lines would have made many of them infeasible in practice. An office worker away from their desk, perhaps on the other side of the world on a business trip or a holiday, can access their emails, access their data using cloud computing , or open a remote desktop session into their office PC using a secure virtual private network VPN connection on the Internet.
This can give the worker complete access to all of their normal files and data, including email and other applications, while away from the office. It has been referred to among system administrators as the Virtual Private Nightmare,  because it extends the secure perimeter of a corporate network into remote locations and its employees' homes.
Many people use the World Wide Web to access news, weather and sports reports, to plan and book vacations and to pursue their personal interests. People use chat , messaging and email to make and stay in touch with friends worldwide, sometimes in the same way as some previously had pen pals. Social networking websites such as Facebook , Twitter , and Myspace have created new ways to socialize and interact.
Users of these sites are able to add a wide variety of information to pages, to pursue common interests, and to connect with others. It is also possible to find existing acquaintances, to allow communication among existing groups of people. Sites like LinkedIn foster commercial and business connections. YouTube and Flickr specialize in users' videos and photographs.
While social networking sites were initially for individuals only, today they are widely used by businesses and other organizations to promote their brands, to market to their customers and to encourage posts to " go viral ". A risk for both individuals and organizations writing posts especially public posts on social networking websites, is that especially foolish or controversial posts occasionally lead to an unexpected and possibly large-scale backlash on social media from other Internet users.
This is also a risk in relation to controversial offline behavior, if it is widely made known. The nature of this backlash can range widely from counter-arguments and public mockery, through insults and hate speech , to, in extreme cases, rape and death threats. The online disinhibition effect describes the tendency of many individuals to behave more stridently or offensively online than they would in person. A significant number of feminist women have been the target of various forms of harassment in response to posts they have made on social media, and Twitter in particular has been criticised in the past for not doing enough to aid victims of online abuse.
For organizations, such a backlash can cause overall brand damage , especially if reported by the media. However, this is not always the case, as any brand damage in the eyes of people with an opposing opinion to that presented by the organization could sometimes be outweighed by strengthening the brand in the eyes of others.
Furthermore, if an organization or individual gives in to demands that others perceive as wrong-headed, that can then provoke a counter-backlash. Some websites, such as Reddit , have rules forbidding the posting of personal information of individuals also known as doxxing , due to concerns about such postings leading to mobs of large numbers of Internet users directing harassment at the specific individuals thereby identified.
In particular, the Reddit rule forbidding the posting of personal information is widely understood to imply that all identifying photos and names must be censored in Facebook screenshots posted to Reddit. However, the interpretation of this rule in relation to public Twitter posts is less clear, and in any case, like-minded people online have many other ways they can use to direct each other's attention to public social media posts they disagree with. Children also face dangers online such as cyberbullying and approaches by sexual predators , who sometimes pose as children themselves.
Children may also encounter material which they may find upsetting, or material which their parents consider to be not age-appropriate. Due to naivety, they may also post personal information about themselves online, which could put them or their families at risk unless warned not to do so. The most popular social networking websites, such as Facebook and Twitter, commonly forbid users under the age of However, these policies are typically trivial to circumvent by registering an account with a false birth date, and a significant number of children aged under 13 join such sites anyway.
Social networking sites for younger children, which claim to provide better levels of protection for children, also exist.
The Internet has been a major outlet for leisure activity since its inception, with entertaining social experiments such as MUDs and MOOs being conducted on university servers, and humor-related Usenet groups receiving much traffic. Another area of leisure activity on the Internet is multiplayer gaming. While online gaming has been around since the s, modern modes of online gaming began with subscription services such as GameSpy and MPlayer.
Many people use the Internet to access and download music, movies and other works for their enjoyment and relaxation. Free and fee-based services exist for all of these activities, using centralized servers and distributed peer-to-peer technologies. Some of these sources exercise more care with respect to the original artists' copyrights than others. Internet usage has been correlated to users' loneliness. Cybersectarianism is a new organizational form which involves: Overseas supporters provide funding and support; domestic practitioners distribute tracts, participate in acts of resistance, and share information on the internal situation with outsiders.
Collectively, members and practitioners of such sects construct viable virtual communities of faith, exchanging personal testimonies and engaging in the collective study via email, on-line chat rooms, and web-based message boards. Cyberslacking can become a drain on corporate resources; the average UK employee spent 57 minutes a day surfing the Web while at work, according to a study by Peninsula Business Services.
Carr believes that Internet use has other effects on individuals , for instance improving skills of scan-reading and interfering with the deep thinking that leads to true creativity. Electronic business e-business encompasses business processes spanning the entire value chain: E-commerce seeks to add revenue streams using the Internet to build and enhance relationships with clients and partners. While much has been written of the economic advantages of Internet-enabled commerce , there is also evidence that some aspects of the Internet such as maps and location-aware services may serve to reinforce economic inequality and the digital divide.
Author Andrew Keen , a long-time critic of the social transformations caused by the Internet, has recently focused on the economic effects of consolidation from Internet businesses. Telecommuting is the performance within a traditional worker and employer relationship when it is facilitated by tools such as groupware , virtual private networks , conference calling , videoconferencing , and voice over IP VOIP so that work may be performed from any location, most conveniently the worker's home.
It can be efficient and useful for companies as it allows workers to communicate over long distances, saving significant amounts of travel time and cost. As broadband Internet connections become commonplace, more workers have adequate bandwidth at home to use these tools to link their home to their corporate intranet and internal communication networks. Wikis have also been used in the academic community for sharing and dissemination of information across institutional and international boundaries.
Queens , New York has used a wiki to allow citizens to collaborate on the design and planning of a local park. The Internet has achieved new relevance as a political tool. The presidential campaign of Howard Dean in in the United States was notable for its success in soliciting donation via the Internet. Many political groups use the Internet to achieve a new method of organizing for carrying out their mission, having given rise to Internet activism , most notably practiced by rebels in the Arab Spring.
Many have understood the Internet as an extension of the Habermasian notion of the public sphere , observing how network communication technologies provide something like a global civic forum.
However, incidents of politically motivated Internet censorship have now been recorded in many countries, including western democracies. The spread of low-cost Internet access in developing countries has opened up new possibilities for peer-to-peer charities, which allow individuals to contribute small amounts to charitable projects for other individuals. Websites, such as DonorsChoose and GlobalGiving , allow small-scale donors to direct funds to individual projects of their choice.
A popular twist on Internet-based philanthropy is the use of peer-to-peer lending for charitable purposes. Kiva pioneered this concept in , offering the first web-based service to publish individual loan profiles for funding.
Kiva raises funds for local intermediary microfinance organizations which post stories and updates on behalf of the borrowers. Kiva falls short of being a pure peer-to-peer charity, in that loans are disbursed before being funded by lenders and borrowers do not communicate with lenders themselves.
However, the recent spread of low-cost Internet access in developing countries has made genuine international person-to-person philanthropy increasingly feasible. In , the US-based nonprofit Zidisha tapped into this trend to offer the first person-to-person microfinance platform to link lenders and borrowers across international borders without intermediaries. Members can fund loans for as little as a dollar, which the borrowers then use to develop business activities that improve their families' incomes while repaying loans to the members with interest.
Borrowers access the Internet via public cybercafes, donated laptops in village schools, and even smart phones, then create their own profile pages through which they share photos and information about themselves and their businesses. As they repay their loans, borrowers continue to share updates and dialogue with lenders via their profile pages. This direct web-based connection allows members themselves to take on many of the communication and recording tasks traditionally performed by local organizations, bypassing geographic barriers and dramatically reducing the cost of microfinance services to the entrepreneurs.
Internet resources, hardware, and software components are the target of criminal or malicious attempts to gain unauthorized control to cause interruptions, commit fraud, engage in blackmail or access private information.
Malicious software used and spread on the Internet includes computer viruses which copy with the help of humans, computer worms which copy themselves automatically, software for denial of service attacks , ransomware , botnets , and spyware that reports on the activity and typing of users.
Usually, these activities constitute cybercrime. Defense theorists have also speculated about the possibilities of cyber warfare using similar methods on a large scale. The vast majority of computer surveillance involves the monitoring of data and traffic on the Internet. Computers communicate over the Internet by breaking up messages emails, images, videos, web pages, files, etc.
Packet Capture Appliance intercepts these packets as they are traveling through the network, in order to examine their contents using other programs. A packet capture is an information gathering tool, but not an analysis tool.
That is it gathers "messages" but it does not analyze them and figure out what they mean. The large amount of data gathered from packet capturing requires surveillance software that filters and reports relevant information, such as the use of certain words or phrases, the access of certain types of web sites, or communicating via email or chat with certain parties. Some governments, such as those of Burma , Iran , North Korea , the Mainland China , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates restrict access to content on the Internet within their territories, especially to political and religious content, with domain name and keyword filters.
In Norway, Denmark, Finland, and Sweden, major Internet service providers have voluntarily agreed to restrict access to sites listed by authorities. While this list of forbidden resources is supposed to contain only known child pornography sites, the content of the list is secret.
Many free or commercially available software programs, called content-control software are available to users to block offensive websites on individual computers or networks, in order to limit access by children to pornographic material or depiction of violence. As the Internet is a heterogeneous network, the physical characteristics, including for example the data transfer rates of connections, vary widely.
It exhibits emergent phenomena that depend on its large-scale organization. An Internet blackout or outage can be caused by local signalling interruptions. Disruptions of submarine communications cables may cause blackouts or slowdowns to large areas, such as in the submarine cable disruption.
Less-developed countries are more vulnerable due to a small number of high-capacity links. Land cables are also vulnerable, as in when a woman digging for scrap metal severed most connectivity for the nation of Armenia.
In , researchers estimated the energy used by the Internet to be between and GW, less than two percent of the energy used by humanity. This estimate included the energy needed to build, operate, and periodically replace the estimated million laptops, a billion smart phones and million servers worldwide as well as the energy that routers, cell towers, optical switches, Wi-Fi transmitters and cloud storage devices use when transmitting Internet traffic.
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There is no action needed on your part to enable sustained use discounts. To learn more about sustained use discounts, see the Sustained Use Discounts documentation.
Compute Engine offers the ability to purchase a committed use contract in return for heavily discounted prices for VM usage. These discounts are known as committed use discounts. Read the purchasing a commitment page to learn how to create a commitment. Commitments are appropriate for predictable and steady state usage where you will use a specific amount of vCPUs and memory for future workloads.
You commit to the entire usage term and are billed for each month regardless of whether usage has occurred. To see vCPU and memory pricing for 1 and 3 year commitments compared with other Compute Engine pricing options, see the resource pricing tables. Sole-tenant nodes are physical Compute Engine servers dedicated to hosting only VM instances from your specific project.
After you create the node, you can place your VM instances on that node. These instances run for no additional cost except for the cost of the instances' other resources such as persistent disks and premium images that you use with your instances.
For example, each vCPU and each GB of memory in the us-west1 region has the following price per hour:. The vCPUs and memory not covered by a committed use discount are eligible for sustained use discounts. If you do use committed use discounts, the base prices for these resources are the commitment prices. The base vCPU and memory prices are eligible for either sustained use discounts or committed use discounts. For the purposes of calculating sustained use discounts , the vCPUs and memory used by sole-tenant nodes also are billed as predefined vCPUs and memory.
Sustained use discounts apply to the vCPU, memory, and the sole-tenancy premium. For example, if you create an n1-node node and run it for a full hours per month in the us-west1 region, you receive the following sustained use discount price using the calculated vCPU and memory hourly prices:. For committed use discounts , your commitments on vCPUs and memory cover the cost of vCPUs and memory on sole-tenant nodes. You can calculate the price of an n1-node node using a formula similar to the following example, which shows a 3 year committed use discount on 96 vCPUs and GB of memory as well as a separately calculated sustained use discount on the sole-tenancy premium for running this node for a full hours during the month:.
The following table shows the predicted total cost per vCPU and memory to run sole-tenant nodes using either hourly pricing, monthly pricing with the sustained use discount, or one of the committed use discount options. Each GPU adds to the cost of your instance in addition to the cost of the machine type. For GPUs attached to preemptible instances , you will be charged at the preemptible prices for GPUs but will not receive sustained use discounts. GPU prices are listed by region.
GPU devices are available only in specific zones within some regions. Use the Google Cloud Platform Pricing Calculator to help determine the total cost of your instances including both the cost of GPUs and machine type configurations.
The price for a premium image is different depending on which machine type you use. The prices for premium images are the same worldwide and do not differ based on zones or regions. All prices for premium images are in addition to charges for using a machine type.
For example, the total price to use an n1-standard-8 instance with a SUSE image would be the sum of the machine type cost and the image cost:. Preemptible instances do not reduce the costs of premium images and do not change the way that you are billed for the use of those images. If Compute Engine terminates a preemptible instance that runs a premium image, you are billed for that image as if you terminated the instance yourself. The charges for minimum usage still apply, and bills for premium images are still calculated by rounding up to the nearest usage increment.
After 1 minute, RHEL images are charged in 1 second increments. All SUSE images are charged a 1 minute minimum. After 1 minute, SUSE images are charged in 1 second increments. Public images for several versions of Windows Server are available in either the Server Core configuration or the Server with Desktop Experience configuration.
Both configurations are available at the following prices:. Standard machine types, high-CPU machine types, and high-memory machine types are charged based on the number of CPUs.
Windows Server images are charged a 1 minute minimum. After 1 minute, Windows images are charged in 1 second increments. SQL Server images are charged a 10 minute minimum. After 10 minutes, SQL Server images are charged in 1 minute increments. Microsoft SQL Server licensing requires a core license to be applied to each virtual CPU on your virtual machine instance with a four core minimum for each instance.
Google recommends that you do not use SQL Server images on f1-micro or g1-small machine types based on Microsoft's minimum hardware and software recommendations. Unlike other premium images, SQL Server images are charged a 10 minute minimum. The easiest way to determine the status of an instance is to use gcloud compute with the gcloud compute instances list command or to visit the Google Cloud Platform Console.
Note that Google Compute Engine bills for a minimum of 1 minute of usage, so if you run an instance for 30 seconds of uptime, you are billed for 1 minute. After 1 minute, your instance is billed on a per-second basis. For more information, see the billing model. There are different charges for egress through external IP addresses , regardless of whether the instances are in the same zone. The prices are used regardless of network or subnet.
The price for traffic within a zone using internal IP addresses is the same even if the traffic is to a different subnet or network. The price on traffic between zones in the same region is the same if the two instances are in the same subnet, different subnets, or different networks. Pricing is the same whether the instances are in a VPC network or a legacy network.
Compute Engine charges for forwarding rules that are created for load balancing or other uses of forwarding rules. However, if you have 10 rules, you will be charged:. When you send traffic between virtual machines through the external IP addresses, it will be charged as follows:. It is not possible to charge traffic through the external IP address of two virtual machine instances in the same zone as Egress to the same zone because Compute Engine cannot determine the zone of a virtual machine through the external IP address.
Google does not charge for forwarding rules that send traffic to the VPN gateway. If you reserve a static external IP address but do not use it, you will be charged for the IP address according to the table below.
If you reserve a static external IP address and use it with a Compute Engine resource, such as VM instance or a forwarding rule, the address is considered in use and you will not be charged for it. You can check whether a static external IP address is in use by making a gcloud compute addresses list request.
This command returns a list of static external IP addresses and their statuses:. In this example, IPv4 address-1 is in use and would not be charged while IPv4 address-2 is reserved but not being used. All disk-related charges in this section are prorated based on a granularity of seconds. This includes both types of persistent disk types, snapshot storage, and local SSD pricing.
Persistent disks are charged for the amount of provisioned space per disk. For more information, see the persistent disk specifications. All snapshots that exist in your project incur monthly storage fees. Whenever you create or restore a snapshot, you might also incur network fees based on the snapshot's storage location.
A snapshot incurs monthly storage charges as long as it exists in your project. Persistent disk snapshots only incur charges for the total size of the snapshot. For example, if you only used 2TB of disk space on a 5TB persistent disk, your snapshot size will be charged for 2TB, rather than the full 5TB of provisioned disk space.
Compute Engine also provides incremental snapshots , which means that after the initial snapshot, subsequent snapshots only contain data that has changed since the previous snapshot, providing for a generally lower cost for snapshot storage. When you delete a complete or incremental snapshot, some of its data may move to the next incremental snapshot in the snapshot chain. This additional data increases the storage cost because you are using more space in the storage system.
Note that snapshot storage charges, like disk-related charges, are prorated based on a granularity of seconds. Network charges for snapshot creation and restoration will follow standard Cloud Storage network pricing , but will be billed under Compute Engine. A persistent disk can be stored in a Compute Engine zone or region , but a snapshot is stored in a Cloud Storage region or multi-region.
Note that Compute Engine regions and Cloud Storage regions have similar names. Each multi-region contains multiple regions, and each region contains multiple zones. For example, the zone europe-north1-a is part of the europe-north1 region, and europe-north1 is part of the eu multi-region. If you create or restore a snapshot that is stored in a location that is different from the location of your disk, the data travels over the network between those locations and may incur network fees.
Snapshots incur the same fees as Cloud Storage egress. For example, if your disk is located in the us-central1 region, and you want to create a snapshot in europe-west1 , you will incur a cross-regional network charge. Local SSD devices are charged for the amount of provisioned space per device for the lifetime of the instance it is attached to. The prices for local SSDs differ depending on the region. As mentioned earlier, local SSD charges are prorated to a granularity of seconds.
Since local SSDs can only be purchased in GB increments, the cost per month for a single device is the monthly rate multiplied by GB. Actual data storage and usage are included in that price and there is no additional charge for local traffic between the virtual machine and the local SSD device.
Note that snapshot storage charges, like disk-related charges, are prorated based on a granularity of seconds.
Some guides specify that the word should be capitalized when used as a noun, but not capitalized when used as an adjective. In the case that the cash flows are random variables , such as in the case of a life annuity , the expected values are put into the above formula.