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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

Essential cloud infrastructure components

In this section, we will learn about the key elements that form the foundation of cloud infrastructure. We will cover physical data centers, server virtualization and hypervisors, networking components, storage systems (including block, file, and object storage), and security mechanisms. This section explores the significance of each component, highlighting their roles in supporting cloud services and applications. By understanding these essential components, you will gain insights into the design, deployment, and management of a scalable and secure cloud infrastructure that meets the needs of modern businesses.

Understanding the essential components of cloud infrastructure is crucial for architects, IT professionals, and decision-makers involved in designing, implementing, and managing cloud environments.

Cloud infrastructure encompasses several essential components that work together to support the delivery of cloud services. These...