This book provides an overview of Cloud Computing in an enterprise environment, describes the benefits and challenges, and then leads the reader through the process of assessing the suitability of a cloud-based approach for a given situation, calculating and justifying the investment that is required to transform the process or application, and then developing a solid design that considers the implementation as well as the ongoing operations and governance required to maintain the solution in a partially outsourced delivery model.
Release on 2016-10-06 | by Chen, Jianwen “Wendy”,Zhang, Yan,Gottschalk, Ron
Author: Chen, Jianwen “Wendy”,Zhang, Yan,Gottschalk, Ron
Pubpsher: IGI Global
Cloud computing has become integrated into all sectors, from business to quotidian life. Since it has revolutionized modern computing, there is a need for updated research related to the architecture and frameworks necessary to maintain its efficiency. The Handbook of Research on End-to-End Cloud Computing Architecture Design provides architectural design and implementation studies on cloud computing from an end-to-end approach, including the latest industrial works and extensive research studies of cloud computing. This handbook enumerates deep dive and systemic studies of cloud computing from architecture to implementation. This book is a comprehensive publication ideal for programmers, IT professionals, students, researchers, and engineers.
Release on 2018-05-30 | by Kevin L. Jackson,Scott Goessling
Build cloud strategies that align technology and economics while effectively managing risk
Author: Kevin L. Jackson,Scott Goessling
Pubpsher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Accelerating Business and Mission Success with Cloud Computing. Key Features A step-by-step guide that will practically guide you through implementing Cloud computing services effectively and efficiently. Learn to choose the most ideal Cloud service model, and adopt appropriate Cloud design considerations for your organization. Leverage Cloud computing methodologies to successfully develop a cost-effective Cloud environment successfully. Book Description Cloud adoption is a core component of digital transformation. Scaling the IT environment, making it resilient, and reducing costs are what organizations want. Architecting Cloud Computing Solutions presents and explains critical Cloud solution design considerations and technology decisions required to choose and deploy the right Cloud service and deployment models, based on your business and technology service requirements. This book starts with the fundamentals of cloud computing and its architectural concepts. It then walks you through Cloud service models (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS), deployment models (public, private, community, and hybrid) and implementation options (Enterprise, MSP, and CSP) to explain and describe the key considerations and challenges organizations face during cloud migration. Later, this book delves into how to leverage DevOps, Cloud-Native, and Serverless architectures in your Cloud environment and presents industry best practices for scaling your Cloud environment. Finally, this book addresses (in depth) managing essential cloud technology service components such as data storage, security controls, and disaster recovery. By the end of this book, you will have mastered all the design considerations and operational trades required to adopt Cloud services, no matter which cloud service provider you choose. What you will learn Manage changes in the digital transformation and cloud transition process Design and build architectures that support specific business cases Design, modify, and aggregate baseline cloud architectures Familiarize yourself with cloud application security and cloud computing security threats Design and architect small, medium, and large cloud computing solutions Who this book is for If you are an IT Administrator, Cloud Architect, or a Solution Architect keen 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 needed.
This book provides an overview of the problems involved in engineering scalable, elastic, and cost-efficient cloud computing services and describes the CloudScale method — a description of rescuing tools and the required steps to exploit these tools. It allows readers to analyze the scalability problem in detail and identify scalability anti-patterns and bottlenecks within an application. With the CloudScale method, software architects can analyze both existing and planned IT services. The method allows readers to answer questions like: • With an increasing number of users, can my service still deliver acceptable quality of service? • What if each user uses the service more intensively? Can my service still handle it with acceptable quality of service? • What if the number of users suddenly increases? Will my service still be able to handle it? • Will my service be cost-efficient? First the book addresses the importance of scalability, elasticity, and cost-efficiency as vital quality-related attributes of modern cloud computing applications. Following a brief overview of CloudScale, cloud computing applications are then introduced in detail and the aspects that need to be captured in models of such applications are discussed. In CloudScale, these aspects are captured in instances of the ScaleDL modeling language. Subsequently, the book describes the forward engineering part of CloudScale, which is applicable when developing a new service. It also outlines the reverse and reengineering parts of CloudScale, which come into play when an existing (legacy) service is modified. Lastly, the book directly focuses on the needs of both business-oriented and technical managers by providing guidance on all steps of implementing CloudScale as well as making decisions during that implementation. The demonstrators and reference projects described serve as a valuable starting point for learning from experience. This book is meant for all stakeholders interested in delivering scalable, elastic, and cost-efficient cloud computing applications: managers, product owners, software architects and developers alike. With this book, they can both see the overall picture as well as dive into issues of particular interest.
Release on 2018-03-23 | by Naresh Kumar Sehgal,Pramod Chandra P. Bhatt
Concepts and Practices
Author: Naresh Kumar Sehgal,Pramod Chandra P. Bhatt
Category: Technology & Engineering
This book provides readers with an overview of Cloud Computing, starting with historical background on mainframe computers and early networking protocols, leading to current concerns such as hardware and systems security, performance, emerging areas of IoT, Edge Computing etc. Readers will benefit from the in-depth discussion of cloud computing usage and the underlying architecture, with focus on best practices for using a dynamic cloud infrastructure, cloud operations management and cloud security. The authors explain carefully the “why’s and how’s” of Cloud Computing, so engineers will find this book and invaluable introduction to the topic.
Cloud computing promises to revolutionize IT and business by making computing available as a utility over the internet. This book is intended primarily for practising software architects who need to assess the impact of such a transformation. It explains the evolution of the internet into a cloud computing platform, describes emerging development paradigms and technologies, and discusses how these will change the way enterprise applications should be architected for cloud deployment. Gautam Shroff provides a technical description of cloud computing technologies, covering cloud infrastructure and platform services, programming paradigms such as MapReduce, as well as 'do-it-yourself' hosted development tools. He also describes emerging technologies critical to cloud computing. The book also covers the fundamentals of enterprise computing, including a technical introduction to enterprise architecture, so it will interest programmers aspiring to become software architects and serve as a reference for a graduate-level course in software architecture or software engineering.
Release on 2019-09-04 | by Naresh Kumar Sehgal,Pramod Chandra P. Bhatt,John M. Acken
Concepts and Practices
Author: Naresh Kumar Sehgal,Pramod Chandra P. Bhatt,John M. Acken
Pubpsher: Springer Nature
Category: Technology & Engineering
This book provides readers with an overview of Cloud Computing, starting with historical background on mainframe computers and early networking protocols, leading to current concerns such as hardware and systems security, performance, emerging areas of IoT, Edge Computing etc. Readers will benefit from the in-depth discussion of cloud computing usage and the underlying architectures. The authors explain carefully the “why’s and how’s” of Cloud Computing, so engineers will find this book an invaluable source of information to the topic. This second edition includes new material on Cloud Computing Security, Threat Vectors and Trust Models, as well as best practices for a using dynamic cloud infrastructure, and cloud operations management. Several new examples and analysis of cloud security have been added, including edge computing with IoT devices.
Release on 2010-11-15 | by William Y Chang,Hosame Abu-Amara,Jessica Feng Sanford
Author: William Y Chang,Hosame Abu-Amara,Jessica Feng Sanford
Pubpsher: Springer Science & Business Media
Category: Business & Economics
The broad scope of Cloud Computing is creating a technology, business, sociolo- cal, and economic renaissance. It delivers the promise of making services available quickly with rather little effort. Cloud Computing allows almost anyone, anywhere, at anytime to interact with these service offerings. Cloud Computing creates a unique opportunity for its users that allows anyone with an idea to have a chance to deliver it to a mass market base. As Cloud Computing continues to evolve and penetrate different industries, it is inevitable that the scope and definition of Cloud Computing becomes very subjective, based on providers’ and customers’ persp- tive of applications. For instance, Information Technology (IT) professionals p- ceive a Cloud as an unlimited, on-demand, flexible computing fabric that is always available to support their needs. Cloud users experience Cloud services as virtual, off-premise applications provided by Cloud service providers. To an end user, a p- vider offering a set of services or applications in the Cloud can manage these off- ings remotely. Despite these discrepancies, there is a general consensus that Cloud Computing includes technology that uses the Internet and collaborated servers to integrate data, applications, and computing resources. With proper Cloud access, such technology allows consumers and businesses to access their personal files on any computer without having to install special tools. Cloud Computing facilitates efficient operations and management of comp- ing technologies by federating storage, memory, processing, and bandwidth.
Design Decisions for Cloud Computing Service Models (SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS)
Author: Michael J. Kavis
Pubpsher: John Wiley & Sons
An expert guide to selecting the right cloud service model for your business Cloud computing is all the rage, allowing for the delivery of computing and storage capacity to a diverse community of end-recipients. However, before you can decide on a cloud model, you need to determine what the ideal cloud service model is for your business. Helping you cut through all the haze, Architecting the Cloud is vendor neutral and guides you in making one of the most critical technology decisions that you will face: selecting the right cloud service model(s) based on a combination of both business and technology requirements. Guides corporations through key cloud design considerations Discusses the pros and cons of each cloud service model Highlights major design considerations in areas such as security, data privacy, logging, data storage, SLA monitoring, and more Clearly defines the services cloud providers offer for each service model and the cloud services IT must provide Arming you with the information you need to choose the right cloud service provider, Architecting the Cloud is a comprehensive guide covering everything you need to be aware of in selecting the right cloud service model for you.