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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 provided a comprehensive overview of networking in cloud computing, covering essential concepts, network types, services, considerations, and cost optimization strategies. First, you learned about VPC design, subnetting, IP addressing, connectivity options, and performance optimization techniques offered by major cloud providers such as AWS, Azure, and GCP. This equipped you with the skills to design secure and scalable network architectures. Next, we focused on network security measures, cost optimization strategies, and monitoring practices. You gained insights into NACLs, security groups, DDoS protection, cost-saving methods such as rightsizing instances, and analyzing network performance. By mastering this section, you acquired skills to ensure network resilience, enhance security, and optimize costs, resulting in efficient and cost-effective cloud networking solutions. Overall, this chapter equipped you with the knowledge and skills necessary to build robust...