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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


This chapter covered various essential topics that provide a comprehensive understanding of the primary key component, compute. It began with an introduction to compute in cloud computing, explaining its significance and the role it plays in enabling cloud-based services and applications.

The chapter further delved into considerations and cost optimization strategies for compute. It covered important factors to consider when selecting compute resources, including workload requirement analysis, cost optimization strategies, evaluating cloud provider offerings and SLAs, life cycle policies, and rightsizing compute resources. These topics provided you with insights into making informed decisions about resource allocation, optimizing costs, and maximizing resource utilization in cloud environments.

Throughout the chapter, you gained knowledge about the fundamental concepts of compute in cloud computing, explored different compute types and their use cases, and learned about...