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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

Security and Compliance 1 – Cloud Perspective

Cloud computing has emerged as a transformative technology, enabling organizations and individuals to store, process, and access data and applications with unparalleled ease and scalability. However, this cloud-driven digital transformation brings with it unique security challenges that demand careful attention and comprehensive solutions. In this chapter, you can expect an in-depth exploration of the vital concepts surrounding security and compliance in cloud computing, equipping you with the knowledge and skills necessary to protect your cloud environment effectively.

One of the key focal points of this chapter lies in understanding the diverse range of security risks that cloud computing introduces. From data breaches and insider threats to data loss incidents and disruptive denial-of-service (DoS) attacks, you will gain valuable insights into the potential threats that could compromise the security of your cloud-based systems...