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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)
Free Chapter
1
Part 1: Fundamentals and Components of the Cloud
4
Part 2: Compute, Storage, and Networking
8
Part 3: Security, Compliance, and Databases
13
Part 4: Monitoring, Backup, and Restore

Real-time monitoring and alerts

This section on real-time monitoring and alerts explores the significance of continuously monitoring database performance, resource utilization, and other critical metrics in a cloud environment. Real-time monitoring enables administrators to promptly identify and address issues before they impact the user experience. This section delves into the key metrics to monitor, such as query response times, throughput, CPU and memory usage, and network latency. Additionally, it emphasizes the importance of setting up proactive alerts that notify administrators when predefined thresholds are breached, allowing for swift intervention and optimization. By mastering real-time monitoring and alerts, database administrators can ensure optimal performance and responsiveness, enhancing the overall reliability of their cloud-based database systems.

Real-time monitoring and alerts are essential practices in managing databases effectively within a cloud environment...