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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 provided a comprehensive understanding of two key components – compute and storage. It began with an introduction to compute and storage in cloud computing, explaining their significance and the role they play in enabling cloud-based services and applications.

The next section delved into cloud storage types, exploring the characteristics and use cases of different storage options. It covered block storage, which offers high-performance storage for applications with stringent performance requirements such as databases and high-performance computing. File storage was discussed, highlighting its shared access capabilities and its suitability for content management systems and shared file repositories. Object storage, known for its scalability and durability, was explored along with popular offerings such as Amazon S3, Google Cloud Storage, and Azure Blob Storage. Use cases for object storage, such as backup and archival...