Earlier this month a talk by Thomas Erl (bestseller author on SOA and Cloud Computing) on SOA, Cloud Computing and Semantic Web technologies became available on the Arcitura Youtube channel. This talk gives a less than 30 minutes overview in how these work together. It has a focus on highlight promissing areas of synergy.
The definition used for Cloud Computing is:
Cloud computing is a specialized form of distributed computing that introduces utilization models for remotely provisioning scalable and measured IT resources.
The definition used for Semantic Web Technologies is:
Semantic Web Technologies represents a technology platform used to describe artifacts, their properties, and their relationships using machine-processable language.
SOA and Cloud Computing
Cloud Computing and Semantic Web technology