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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)
Free Chapter
1
Part 1: Fundamentals and Components of the Cloud
4
Part 2: Compute, Storage, and Networking
8
Part 3: Security, Compliance, and Databases
13
Part 4: Monitoring, Backup, and Restore

Databases beyond the traditional realm

In a landscape where data has become increasingly diverse and complex, this topic explores innovative solutions that have emerged to accommodate various data structures, relationships, and use cases. From NoSQL databases such as document stores and graph databases to specialized models such as in-memory databases, time-series databases, and more, this topic illuminates the versatility and flexibility offered by these modern database types. By embracing these alternatives, businesses can harness the power of data in new and dynamic ways, adapting their data management strategies to the evolving requirements of today’s digital landscape.

There are various types of databases beyond the traditional relational model. Here are some examples of different database types, along with a brief description and an example for each.

Document database

Document databases store, retrieve, and manage data in a flexible, semi-structured format using...