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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


In this chapter, we delved into the critical aspects of modern database management, offering insights into fine-tuning, securing, and optimizing database systems within the dynamic landscape of cloud computing. It began by exploring the intricacies of data modeling and schema design, highlighting the significance of designing efficient and adaptable database structures. The chapter then navigated through the processes of database provisioning and configuration, emphasizing the importance of setting up databases optimally to cater to specific workload demands. Subsequently, it unveiled the world of database security best practices, shedding light on access control, encryption, auditing, and other measures crucial to safeguarding sensitive data.

Moreover, the chapter delved into the realm of high availability and scalability, discussing techniques such as database replication, automatic failover, and Multi-AZ deployments that are essential to ensuring consistent performance...