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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

Overview of virtualization and containerization

This section aims to provide a comprehensive overview of virtualization and containerization in cloud computing, equipping you with a solid understanding of these fundamental concepts and their significance in modern cloud architectures. We will start by discussing the concept of virtualization and its role in creating virtual instances of operating systems and servers. Next, we will delve into containerization, which involves encapsulating applications and their dependencies into self-contained units called containers. We will explore containerization technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes, and understand how they provide lightweight, portable, and isolated execution environments for applications. Furthermore, we will examine the advantages and challenges associated with virtualization and containerization in cloud computing. We will discuss topics such as resource optimization, scalability, security, and application deployment efficiency...