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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

Exploring network options in cloud computing

In this section, you will learn about diverse network types, including VPCs, subnetting, load balancing, CDNs, and VPNs. You will understand the benefits and applications of each option, enabling you to make informed decisions when configuring cloud networks to meet your specific needs.

Furthermore, you will discover the significance of load balancing, which optimizes resource utilization by efficiently distributing incoming network traffic across multiple servers. Load balancing ensures high availability and improved performance for cloud-based applications. The section also delves into CDNs and their role in enhancing content delivery by caching and serving content from strategically placed servers, reducing latency, and improving user experience. Moreover, you will explore VPNs and their vital function in establishing secure connections between on-premises networks and cloud resources, ensuring data privacy during transmission.