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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

Considerations and cost optimization strategies for compute and storage

In this section, we will explore the key factors to consider when designing and provisioning compute and storage resources in the cloud, along with effective strategies to optimize costs. By the end of this section, you will have a comprehensive understanding of the various considerations involved in selecting the right compute and storage resources for their workloads. You will learn how to analyze workload requirements, scale resources efficiently, ensure optimal performance, and enhance availability and data durability. Moreover, you will gain valuable insights into cost optimization techniques, such as rightsizing resources, leveraging pricing models, and implementing storage tiering and life cycle policies. Armed with this knowledge, you will be equipped to make informed decisions and implement strategies to optimize your compute and storage resources, achieving a balance between cost efficiency and performance...