How do you add additional storage to your server in a cloud environment, and are there any limitations?

Generally, this is a relatively simple operation: you power down the virtual server and click on a few buttons to increase its disk storage or to attach a new disk drive to the machine. Some providers place limits on overall disk storage but allow you to add multiple disks to your server. If you are dealing with very large data sets it is worth checking what the specifics are here.

With Terremark, it is easy to add up to 500 GB of disk storage to any of your servers.

ITworld contributor, David Strom, provided the response to this question.

This is an excerpt from the article 12 questions to ask your next cloud computing.

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