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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

DR planning

Disasters, whether natural or technological, can severely disrupt business operations and jeopardize data integrity. Cloud computing offers a robust platform for DR planning, providing scalable, flexible, and cost-effective solutions. Here’s a detailed exploration of key elements in DR planning from a cloud perspective:

  • Cloud-based backup and storage:
    • Objective: Safeguarding data against loss by utilizing cloud storage for backups.
    • Implementation: Regularly back up critical data to remote cloud servers. Services such as Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), Azure Blob Storage, and Google Cloud Storage offer secure, scalable options.

Next is an example using the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Management Console. Setting up a cloud-based backup on Amazon S3 involves several steps:

  1. Create an Amazon S3 bucket:
    • Go to the AWS Management Console: Navigate to the Amazon S3 service.
    • Create a bucket: Click Create bucket and follow the prompts. Choose a globally...