Architecting Cloud Computing Solutions

Build cloud strategies that align technology and economics while effectively managing risk

Accelerate business and mission success by adopting cloud computing

Key Features

  • Understand how to implement cloud computing services effectively and efficiently

  • Learn to choose the ideal cloud service model for your organization

  • Leverage cloud computing methodologies to successfully develop a cost-effective cloud environment



 

Description

Cloud adoption is a core component of digital transformation. Almost all organizations want to be able to effectively scale their IT environment, make it resilient, and reduce costs. This book helps you focus on the critical cloud solution design considerations and technology decisions you need to make for deploying the right cloud service and deployment models, based on your business and technology service requirements.

You'll start with the fundamentalsof cloud computing and its architectural concepts. Next, the book will guide you through different cloud service models (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS), deployment models (public, private, community, and hybrid) and implementation options (enterprise, MSP, and CSP) to help you understand the key considerations and challenges organizations face during cloud migration. Later, you'll learn how to leverage DevOps, cloud-native, and serverless architectures in your cloud environment and get up to speed with industry best practices for scaling the environment. Finally, the book will help you manage essential cloud technology service components, such as data storage, security controls, and disaster recovery.

By the end of this book, you will have learned all the design considerations and operational requirements necessary to adopt cloud services, regardless of which cloud service provider you choose.

What you will learn

  • Manage changes in the digital transformation and cloud

  • transition process

  • Understand the key considerations for designing a cloud solution for your organization

  • Design and build architectures that support specific business cases

  • Develop, modify, and aggregate baseline cloud architectures

  • Get to grips with cloud application security and cloud computing security threats

  • Design small, medium, and large cloud computing solutions

Who This Book Is For

If you are an IT administrator, cloud architect, or solution architect who wants to benefit from cloud adoption for your organization, then this book is for you. Small business owners, managers, or consultants will also find this book useful. No prior knowledge of cloud computing is required.