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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

Monitoring and Management

This chapter, Monitoring and Management, delves into the critical aspects of overseeing and maintaining database systems in the cloud. In today’s fast-paced technological landscape, effective monitoring and management are essential to ensure databases function optimally, remain secure, and deliver reliable performance. This chapter provides a comprehensive understanding of the tools, practices, and techniques required to monitor databases in real time, track resource utilization, and respond to potential issues promptly.

You will learn the art of real-time monitoring and understand how to track database performance metrics, resource utilization, and user activity. You will gain insights into setting up alerting mechanisms that proactively notify administrators about potential issues, allowing timely interventions.

Cloud-specific management strategies are a highlight of this chapter. You will discover how to execute tasks such as database backups...