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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


In this chapter, you will be presented with a comprehensive exploration of networking’s vital role in cloud environments. The introduction lays the groundwork by explaining the significance of networking in facilitating seamless communication and data transfer among cloud resources. This chapter covers various networking types, including virtual private cloud (VPC), subnetting, load balancing, content delivery networks (CDNs), and virtual private networks (VPNs), providing insights into their functionalities and benefits. Crucial considerations for designing and managing efficient cloud networks will be discussed, encompassing aspects such as security, performance, scalability, and compliance. Furthermore, this chapter delves into cost optimization strategies for networking, focusing on resource allocation, autoscaling, network monitoring, and the utilization of reserved instances and pricing models. By the end of this chapter, you will have gained a comprehensive...