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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

To get the most out of this book

Before delving into this book on cloud computing, it’s beneficial for you to have a foundational understanding of basic computing concepts, networking principles, and general IT infrastructure. Familiarity with operating systems, particularly in a server environment, is advantageous. Additionally, a grasp of fundamental security concepts and practices will enhance your comprehension of the book’s discussions on cloud security. While the book strives to explain concepts comprehensively, a basic awareness of traditional IT operations will aid in drawing parallels and understanding the transformative nature of cloud technology. Whether you’re an IT professional seeking to expand your expertise or a newcomer curious about cloud computing, having a solid grasp of these pre-requisite concepts will ensure a more enriching learning experience.

Software/hardware covered in the book

Operating system requirements

AWS Services

A web browser (Chrome, Firefox, or Edge) and an operating system (Windows, macOS, or Linux)

GCP, Google Cloud Services

A web browser (Chrome, Firefox, or Edge) and an operating system (Windows, macOS, or Linux)

Microsoft Azure Services

A web browser (Chrome, Firefox, or Edge) and an operating system (Windows, macOS, or Linux)

Access to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform is recommended but not necessary.