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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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Evaluating type of cloud costs

Before we get to define a cost model, we must understand what type of costs we will be faced with in cloud.

We assume that the business has specified requirements to a specific application and that application must be hosted in AWS using Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). The architect now must design the IaaS-layer and specify the components that he needs to host the application, including disks and non-functional requirements such as availability. The list of components is shown in the table.

The process of splitting up a cloud bill and associating the costs to each cost center. We’ll look more closely at this process in Chapter 9. It’s important to have teams understand how costs are being allocated, and to have a centralized, controlled, and consistent cost allocation strategy.

Cost coverage

A typical cloud deployment model is pay-as-you-go and that’s OK when the usage of cloud is limited. Most enterprises will have larger landscapes...