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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

Summary

This chapter comprehensively covered the intricacies of safeguarding and restoring data in a cloud environment. You gained insights into diverse backup strategies such as full, incremental, and differential backups, understanding when to employ each method effectively. Exploring such retention policies equipped you with the knowledge to define and implement data retention policies that align with your compliance and business requirements. The strategies for disaster recovery planning, inclusive of backup storage locations, data redundancy, and understanding RTOs and RPOs, provided a holistic view of ensuring data resilience. This chapter delved into cloud-native backup solutions, exemplifying major cloud providers such as AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud, offering automated backup services. Overall, you obtained a nuanced understanding of backup and restoration processes within a cloud context, empowering you with the expertise to devise robust data protection strategies tailored...