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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

Backup and Restore Mechanisms

This chapter, Backup and Restore Mechanisms, delves into the critical aspects of data protection and recovery in cloud computing. In this chapter, you can expect a thorough exploration of various backup and restoration strategies, techniques, and best practices tailored to the cloud environment. Key topics that will be covered in this chapter include the following:

  • Data backup strategies: An in-depth look at different backup strategies, such as full backups, incremental backups, and differential backups, and when to use each
  • Retention policies: Understanding how to define and implement data retention policies to meet compliance requirements and business needs
  • Disaster recovery (DR) planning: Strategies for DR planning, including backup storage locations, data redundancy, recovery time objectives (RTOs), and recovery point objectives (RPOs)

By the end of this chapter, you will have a comprehensive understanding of how to protect your...