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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

Summary

The chapter has been an illuminating journey, offering a comprehensive understanding of the critical aspects of security in cloud computing. By exploring cloud security risks, you have become well-versed in the various vulnerabilities that can threaten cloud environments, including data breaches, insider threats, data loss, insecure APIs, DoS attacks, and shared technology vulnerabilities. Armed with this knowledge, you are now empowered to proactively identify and address potential risks, fortifying your cloud assets and safeguarding sensitive data.

In the Cloud security tools and technologies section, you were exposed to a wide array of solutions, from IAM to encryption, firewalls, IDS/IPS, and beyond. This comprehensive overview equipped you with a broad spectrum of tools to enhance your cloud security. Moreover, you learned how to implement best practices, manage access control, and orchestrate encryption measures, ensuring data confidentiality, integrity, and availability...