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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


This chapter, Monitoring and Management, offered an in-depth exploration of the critical practices that are essential for successfully managing cloud environments. It started by underscoring the significance of real-time monitoring and alerts, elucidating how continuous monitoring aids in early issue detection and rapid response, thus ensuring system stability and user satisfaction. The subsequent focus on cloud-specific monitoring tools unveiled a range of sophisticated solutions tailored to each major cloud provider. These tools empower users with insights into resource utilization, performance metrics, and operational trends, enabling informed decision-making.

Transitioning to the concept of automated scaling and resource management, this chapter emphasized the dynamic nature of cloud computing. Automated scaling mechanisms, powered by advanced algorithms and rules, dynamically adjust resources to match varying workloads. This optimization ensures cost-efficiency, eliminates...