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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)
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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 is a pivotal guide for readers navigating the complexities of safeguarding data within cloud environments. We meticulously explored a range of backup strategies, from the comprehensive nature of full backups to the efficiency of incremental and differential backups, enabling you to discern the optimal approach for your unique requirements. The discussion of retention policies equipped you with the expertise to craft nuanced data management strategies that align with both compliance standards and business goals, striking a delicate balance. Moving beyond, the chapter delved into DR planning, offering profound insights into critical elements such as backup storage locations and the intricacies of defining RTOs and RPOs. You not only acquired theoretical knowledge but also gained practical, actionable insights, empowering you to establish resilient and effective backup and recovery frameworks in the dynamic landscape of cloud computing.

The upcoming chapter, Backup...