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The Cloud Computing Journey

By : Divit Gupta
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The Cloud Computing Journey

By: Divit Gupta

Overview of this book

As the need for digital transformation and remote work surges, so does the demand for cloud computing. However, the complexity of cloud architecture and the abundance of vendors and tools can be overwhelming for businesses. This book addresses the need for skilled professionals capable of designing, building, and managing scalable and resilient cloud systems to navigate the complex landscape of cloud computing through practical tips and strategies. This comprehensive cloud computing guide offers the expertise and best practices for evaluating different cloud vendors and tools. The first part will help you gain a thorough understanding of cloud computing basics before delving deeper into cloud architecture, its design, and implementation. Armed with this expert insight, you'll be able to avoid costly mistakes, ensure that your cloud systems are secure and compliant, and build cloud systems that can adapt and grow with the business. By the end of this book, you’ll be proficient in leveraging different vendors and tools to build robust and secure cloud systems to achieve specific goals and meet business requirements.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
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Part 1: Fundamentals and Components of the Cloud
Part 2: Compute, Storage, and Networking
Part 3: Security, Compliance, and Databases
Part 4: Monitoring, Backup, and Restore

Data warehousing services in the cloud

Data warehousing services in the cloud provide organizations with scalable, high-performance, and managed environments to store, manage, and analyze large volumes of data. Traditional data warehousing solutions often required significant upfront investments in hardware, software, and maintenance. Cloud-based data warehousing has revolutionized this approach by offering flexible, pay-as-you-go models that eliminate the need for upfront capital expenditures and reduce the complexities of infrastructure management.

Key aspects and benefits of data warehousing services include the following:

  • Scalability: Cloud data warehousing services allow you to scale your storage and compute resources up or down based on your data needs. This elasticity ensures optimal performance during both peak and off-peak times.
  • Managed services: Cloud providers manage the infrastructure, backups, patches, and updates, allowing your team to focus on data analysis...