Cloud Computing: Unleashing Next Gen Infrastructure to Application, 3ed

Author : Dr. Kumar Saurabh
Price : Rs 569.00
ISBN 13 : 9788126546251
ISBN 10 : 8126546255
Pages : 246
Type : Paperbound

Cloud Computing: Unleashing Next Gen Infrastructure to Application, 3ed


The widespread acceptance and deployment of cloud computing describes the means of delivering any and all IT- from computer applications, software, business processes, messaging and collaboration - to end-users as a service wherever and whenever they need it. This book fulfills an important and growing need to understand the techno-socio-economic view of cloud computing infrastructure, cloud models, service offerings, cloud architectures and some of the design choices made by the frontiers of cloud computing.

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1 First Drive
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Essentials
1.3 Benefits
1.4 Why Cloud?
1.5 Business and IT Perspective
1.6 Cloud and Virtualization
1.7 Cloud Services Requirements
1.8 Dynamic Cloud Infrastructure
1.9 Cloud Computing Characteristics
1.10 Cloud Adoption
1.11 Cloud Rudiments
1.12 Summary

2 Cloud Deployment Models
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Cloud Characteristics
2.3 Measured Service Accounting
2.4 Cloud Deployment Models
2.5 Security in a Public Cloud
2.6 Public Versus Private Clouds
2.7 Cloud Infrastructure Self-Service
2.8 Summary

3 Cloud as a Service
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Gamut of Cloud Solutions
3.3 Principal Technologies
3.4 Cloud Strategy
3.5 Cloud Design and Implementation Using SOA
3.6 Conceptual Cloud Model
3.7 Cloud Service Defined
3.8 Summary

4 Cloud Solutions
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Cloud Ecosystem
4.3 Cloud Business Process Management
4.4 Cloud Service Management
4.5 On-Premise Cloud Orchestration and Provisioning Engine
4.6 Computing on Demand
4.7 Cloud Sourcing
4.8 Summary

5 Cloud Offerings
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Information Storage, Retrieval, Archive, and Protection
5.3 Cloud Analytics
5.4 Testing under Cloud
5.5 Information Security
5.6 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
5.7 Storage Cloud
5.8 Summary

6 Cloud Management
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Resiliency
6.3 Provisioning
6.4 Asset Management
6.5 Cloud Governance
6.6 High Availability and Disaster Recovery
6.7 Charging Models, Usage Reporting, Billing, and Metering
6.8 Summary

7 Cloud Virtualization Technology
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Virtualization Defined
7.3 Virtualization Benefits
7.4 Server Virtualization
7.5 Virtualization for x86 Architecture
7.6 Hypervisor Management Software
7.7 Virtual Infrastructure Requirements
7.8 Summary

8 Cloud Infrastructure: Deep Dive
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Storage Virtualization
8.3 Storage Area Networks
8.4 Network-Attached Storage
8.5 Cloud Server Virtualization
8.6 Networking Essential to the Cloud
8.7 Summary

9 Cloud and SOA
9.1 Introduction
9.2 SOA Journey to Infrastructure
9.3 SOA and the Cloud
9.4 SOA Defined
9.5 SOA and Infrastructure as a Service
9.6 SOA-Based Cloud Infrastructure Steps
9.7 SOA Business and IT Services
9.8 Summary

10 Cloud Mobility
10.1 Introduction
10.2 The Business Problem
10.3 Mobile Enterprise Application Platforms
10.4 Mobile Application Architecture Overview
10.5 Summary

11 Cloud Governance
11.1 Introduction
11.2 Service-Level Agreement and Compliance
11.3 Data Privacy and Protection Risks
11.4 Enterprise Governance
11.5 Risk Management
11.6 Third-Party Management
11.7 Information Management
11.8 National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cloud Computing Model
11.9 Compliances in the Cloud
11.10 Summary

Appendix A Cloud Performance Monitoring Commands
A.1 vmstat Command
A.2 iostat Command
A.3 mpstat Command
A.4 netstat Command
A.5 ipcs Command
A.6 ps Command
A.7 top Command
A.8 sar Command
A.9 load Command
A.10 xload Command
A.11 tload Command
A.12 uname Command
A.13 opcontrol Command
A.14 accton Command
A.15 Summary

Appendix B Understanding Sizing Lifecycle
B.1 Introduction
B.2 Sizing Lifecycle
B.3 Solution Tier
B.4 Summary

Appendix C Desktop Service: A VDI Perspective
C.1 Understanding PC environment
C.2 VDI: Cost Factors
C.3 Case Study
C.4 Summary


Dr. Kumar Saurabh has several years of industry experience with companies like Tech Mahindra and IBM. Currently, he is Principal Technical Architect - Cloud Computing and Virtualization at Tech Mahindra. He was Technical Consultant with IBM and worked on Sizing for IBM hardware platform and servers.