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The Cloud Computing Journey

By : Divit Gupta
Book Image

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


This chapter, Database Services 1 – Cloud Perspective, dove into the dynamic landscape of database technologies in the cloud environment. It started with an overview of database services in the cloud, highlighting the fundamental role that databases play in modern computing, especially within cloud infrastructures. Moving forward, the chapter investigated the dichotomy between relational and NoSQL databases, offering insight into the strengths and applications of both models. It further explored the realm of data warehousing services in the cloud, showcasing how cloud-based solutions empower organizations to efficiently manage and analyze vast datasets for enhanced BI.

The chapter reached its pinnacle with a comprehensive examination of databases beyond the traditional realm. Here, it uncovered the intricacies of emerging database models such as document databases, in-memory databases, graph databases, and wide-column stores. These unconventional database paradigms...