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Multi-Cloud Strategy for Cloud Architects - Second Edition

By : Jeroen Mulder
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Multi-Cloud Strategy for Cloud Architects - Second Edition

By: Jeroen Mulder

Overview of this book

Are you ready to unlock the full potential of your enterprise with the transformative power of multi-cloud adoption? As a cloud architect, you understand the challenges of navigating the vast array of cloud services and moving data and applications to public clouds. But with 'Multi-Cloud Strategy for Cloud Architects, Second Edition', you'll gain the confidence to tackle these complexities head-on. This edition delves into the latest concepts of BaseOps, FinOps, and DevSecOps, including the use of the DevSecOps Maturity Model. You'll learn how to optimize costs and maximize security using the major public clouds - Azure, AWS, and Google Cloud. Examples of solutions by the increasingly popular Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) and Alibaba Cloud have been added in this edition. Plus, you will discover cutting-edge ideas like AIOps and GreenOps. With practical use cases, including IoT, data mining, Web3, and financial management, this book empowers you with the skills needed to develop, release, and manage products and services in a multi-cloud environment. By the end of this book, you'll have mastered the intricacies of multi-cloud operations, financial management, and security. Don't miss your chance to revolutionize your enterprise with multi-cloud adoption.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
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Understanding the need for DevSecOps

Before we dive into the layers of DevSecOps, it’s good to understand why DevSecOps is important in multi-cloud. First, we must understand the layers of securing the cloud. There are four layers to be considered:

  1. Organizational level, or the overarching governance
  2. Enterprise level, ensuring the security across accounts, auditing centralized compliance through monitoring and logging, and promoting automation
  3. Subscription level, using Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), threat detection, and in-depth defense
  4. Solution level, using CI/CD with validated templates, blueprints, and images

We must define security at all levels. The following diagram shows all levels of defense in the cloud.

Figure 13.1: Levels of security in application stacks

The top of the stack is formed by the application payloads. In multi-cloud, enterprises will likely use containers and CI/CD pipelines. With multi-cloud, enterprises...