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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

Updates and patching

Updates and patching are critical aspects of maintaining the security, stability, and functionality of your software and systems. This process involves applying the latest updates, bug fixes, and security patches to your applications, operating systems, and other software components. This section delves into the details of updates and patching, highlighting their significance and best practices.

First, let’s look at the importance of updates and patching:

  • Security: Regular updates are crucial for addressing security vulnerabilities. Hackers often exploit known vulnerabilities, so patching them is vital to prevent breaches.
  • Bug fixes: Updates fix software bugs that could lead to crashes, data corruption, or incorrect functioning.
  • Performance enhancement: Updates can include performance improvements that optimize the software’s efficiency.
  • Compatibility: Updates ensure compatibility with new hardware, software, or platforms.
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