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Cloud Native Architectures

By : Tom Laszewski, Kamal Arora, Erik Farr, Piyum Zonooz
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Cloud Native Architectures

By: Tom Laszewski, Kamal Arora, Erik Farr, Piyum Zonooz

Overview of this book

Cloud computing has proven to be the most revolutionary IT development since virtualization. Cloud native architectures give you the benefit of more flexibility over legacy systems. To harness this, businesses need to refresh their development models and architectures when they find they don’t port to the cloud. Cloud Native Architectures demonstrates three essential components of deploying modern cloud native architectures: organizational transformation, deployment modernization, and cloud native architecture patterns. This book starts with a quick introduction to cloud native architectures that are used as a base to define and explain what cloud native architecture is and is not. You will learn what a cloud adoption framework looks like and develop cloud native architectures using microservices and serverless computing as design principles. You’ll then explore the major pillars of cloud native design including scalability, cost optimization, security, and ways to achieve operational excellence. In the concluding chapters, you will also learn about various public cloud architectures ranging from AWS and Azure to the Google Cloud Platform. By the end of this book, you will have learned the techniques to adopt cloud native architectures that meet your business requirements. You will also understand the future trends and expectations of cloud providers.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
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AWS' cloud native services (CNMM Axis-1)

As a start, let's look at the core services that AWS has to offer, which will be relevant to creating your applications in a cloud-native way.


AWS offers a very rich portfolio of services that includes core components around infrastructure capabilities, such as Amazon EC2 (virtual servers in the cloud), Amazon EBS (block storage for EC2), Amazon S3 (cloud-based object storage), and Amazon VPC (isolated cloud resources using virtualized networks). These services have existed for multiple years now and are pretty mature for an enterprise-scale deployment level as well. Apart from scale, these services have very deep feature sets that provide ample options to the end customers to pick and choose configurations as per their specific business requirements. As an example, Amazon EC2 offers more than 50 different types of instances to cater to various possible workloads and use cases. So, if a customer to host a high-performance computing (HPC...