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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

Best practices

Let’s understand the best practices for monitoring:

  • Explore and familiarize: Understand the capabilities of each cloud provider’s monitoring tools and their integration with database services
  • Customize alerts: Tailor alerting policies so that they align with specific performance requirements and business needs
  • Integrate with automation: Utilize alert notifications to trigger automated responses or scaling actions

Here are some in-depth best practices to consider:

  • Understand tool capabilities:
    • Thoroughly explore the features and functionalities of your cloud provider’s monitoring tools. Understand the metrics they collect, the visualization options available, and how to set up alerts.
    • Familiarize yourself with the tools’ integration with different database services and other cloud resources.
  • Define relevant metrics:
    • Identify the key metrics that are critical for monitoring the health and performance of your database...