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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

Fundamentals of Cloud Architecture

In this chapter, we will embark on a comprehensive journey through the history, present state, understanding, and future of cloud computing architecture. We will delve into the origins of cloud computing, tracing its roots from time-sharing to the commercialization of services.

We will then explore the pervasive influence of cloud computing today, discussing its models, benefits, challenges, and real-world implementations. Understanding cloud architecture will become the focal point as we unravel the components, deployment models, and key concepts such as virtualization and load balancing. Finally, we will turn our attention to the future, exploring emerging trends such as edge computing, serverless computing, and quantum computing, while contemplating the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. By embracing this comprehensive view, you will gain valuable insights into the transformative power and potential implications of cloud computing...