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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

Understanding cloud architecture

To comprehend the inner workings of cloud computing, it is crucial to understand its underlying architecture. This section provides a comprehensive overview of cloud architecture, elucidating the key components and their interconnections. It explains the concepts of virtualization, distributed computing, and load balancing, which form the building blocks of cloud infrastructure.

Cloud architecture is a term that’s used to describe the design and organization of a cloud computing system. A cloud computing system typically consists of various components, including computing resources, storage, network infrastructure, security measures, and software applications. Cloud architecture refers to the way these components are organized and integrated to provide a seamless and efficient cloud computing environment. The following figure depicts a basic cloud architecture design. It covers the end user connection, backend/database, memory cache, middleware...