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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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In the previous chapter we looked extensively at the FinOps processes and how we can implement these in an organization. We also looked at how costs are generated in the various cloud platforms by evaluating provisioning of resources. Now we have to make sure that costs are allocated in the right way and that these are booked at the right level in the organization.

This chapter we will learn how to develop and implement a cost model that allows for showback and chargeback in our organization, allowing to identify cloud costs and allocate these to the budgets of teams or units. Before we do that, we must understand the principle of cost coverage, the type of costs in cloud and how rates are set by providers.

In this chapter, we're going to cover the following topics:

  • Evaluating type of cloud costs
  • Building a cost model
  • Working principles of showback and chargeback