To get the most out of this book
- It’s recommended to have a basic understanding of IT architecture and more specific cloud architecture. Architects are advised to study the foundation of enterprise architecture, for instance, TOGAF (The Open Group Architecture Framework).
- Since this book also covers aspects of service management as part of governance, it’s also recommended to have knowledge about IT service management (ITSM). Common basic knowledge about cloud patterns in public and private clouds is assumed.
- All chapters contain a Further reading section that provides information on more in-depth literature about topics discussed in the chapters.
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