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The Cloud Computing Journey

By : Divit Gupta
Book Image

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)
Free Chapter
1
Part 1: Fundamentals and Components of the Cloud
4
Part 2: Compute, Storage, and Networking
8
Part 3: Security, Compliance, and Databases
13
Part 4: Monitoring, Backup, and Restore

Introduction to security in cloud computing

Cloud technology has revolutionized the way businesses and individuals access and manage their data, but it has also introduced unique security challenges that require special attention.

Security in various cloud environments has undergone significant evolution over the years, adapting to the changing landscape of technology and cyber threats. Initially, cloud computing raised concerns about data privacy, data breaches, and the security of shared resources. However, cloud service providers recognized the urgency of addressing these concerns and invested heavily in robust security measures. As a result, modern cloud environments offer a wide array of security features, including encryption, IAM, network firewalls, and IDSs. Additionally, advancements in machine learning and artificial intelligence have empowered cloud security solutions to proactively detect and respond to emerging threats. With the implementation of strict compliance frameworks...