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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

Technical requirements

To fully engage with the content in this chapter on cloud computing architecture, you should have a basic understanding of computer systems, networking concepts, and information technology.

Additionally, the following are required:

  • Internet access: You should have a reliable internet connection to access online resources, references, and examples related to cloud computing.
  • A computing device: A desktop computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone with a modern web browser is necessary to read this chapter’s content and access any online materials.
  • A web browser: The latest version of a modern web browser such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, or Safari is recommended. This ensures compatibility and an optimal viewing experience for web-based resources and interactive content.
  • Familiarity with cloud services: Some familiarity with cloud services and their basic functionalities will enhance your understanding of this chapter...