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I've seen 上で quite a few times recently, in contexts like:

In the cloud

クラウド上で

and:

On the computer

コンピュータ上

In this case, is it pronounced うえ, as in クラウドうえで, or じょう?

Silly little question, but none of the tools I have (rikaichan etc) help me to find the answer. If there's a better way I could have found the answer, please let me know!

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In the case of the first example, I would assume it was the grammer construction 上で(じょうで), meaning on/in. Although there are quite a few grammer constructions consisting of noun + 上(上、上に、上は、上で) so depending on the context of the sentence its possible it could be different. –  Jeemusu Aug 17 '12 at 11:29
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Related: How is 名 pronounced in computer terms? –  Tsuyoshi Ito Aug 17 '12 at 12:00
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It is pronounced じょう in both cases.

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