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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

Understanding cloud security risks

In this section, we will dive into a comprehensive exploration of the various challenges and vulnerabilities that organizations may face when adopting cloud computing. Understanding these risks is essential for formulating robust security strategies and safeguarding sensitive data and applications hosted in the cloud. We will cover some of the key topics in the following sections.

Data breaches

Cloud environments store vast amounts of sensitive data from multiple users and organizations, making them attractive targets for cybercriminals. We will explore the factors contributing to data breaches, such as weak authentication, misconfigured permissions, and inadequate encryption practices. Understanding data breach risks will emphasize the need for strong security measures to protect valuable information from unauthorized access.

Data breaches in cloud environments are a significant concern for organizations and individuals alike. A data breach...