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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

Database Services – Part 2

This chapter is dedicated to exploring the various database offerings available in the cloud. You can expect to learn about managed database services provided by major cloud providers, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). The chapter will delve into different types of databases, including relational databases, NoSQL databases, and data warehousing services. The chapter encompasses a wide array of critical topics aimed at enhancing your understanding and proficiency in handling databases effectively. It commences with a deep dive into Data modeling and schema design, emphasizing the foundational importance of structuring data optimally.

The chapter then explores the complexities of Database provisioning and configuration, providing insights into the setup and fine-tuning of databases to align them to specific needs. Security takes the forefront with Database security best practices, where strategies...