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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 high-availability and scalability features

In this section, we will explore concepts such as database replication, failover, load balancing, and scaling techniques that are pivotal for enhancing database performance, reliability, and responsiveness. By mastering these concepts and leveraging cloud-native tools, we will be well equipped to architect and manage databases that can seamlessly adapt to changing demands and deliver an optimal user experience.

Database high availability and scalability are essential to ensuring that cloud-hosted databases can handle increasing workloads and maintain consistent access to data, even in the face of failures or spikes in traffic. Cloud providers offer a range of tools and features to achieve these goals, allowing organizations to design resilient and responsive database systems. Let’s look at these concepts in detail in the following sections.

High availability

In the realm of cloud-based database management, achieving...