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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 provides a comprehensive exploration of the essential components and concepts related to storage in cloud services and introduces you to the fundamental role of storage solutions in cloud computing. It covers a range of cloud storage types, including object storage, file storage, block storage, and hybrid storage, all while discussing their unique characteristics and use cases. This chapter also emphasizes essential considerations for selecting and managing cloud storage, such as security measures, performance factors, data transfer and migration strategies, data durability, availability, and scalability. Furthermore, it provides practical insights into cost optimization strategies for cloud storage, including data life cycle management, storage tiers, data deduplication, compression techniques, and cost monitoring and analysis. By the end of this chapter, you will have gained a comprehensive understanding of cloud storage and be well-equipped to make informed...