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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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Working principles of showback and chargeback

In the previous sections we learned all about type of costs, the various discount programs that cloud providers offer and we built a cost model. The latter is an extensive exercise, where we list all components that we use in our clouds.

In multi-cloud an application could span services over various clouds. By choosing the perspective of the application, all services will be captured. If we have done cost modeling right, we will know exactly what resources are connected to the application and with that what running the applications costs. Then there’s one last thing to do and that’s coupling the application to the application owner and with that the team, department, or business unit.

Before we can start the process of chargeback, we need visibility on the application chains, the resources and services that are used in cloud and the respective costs that are associated with these resources and services. This process is referred...