Cloud Management and Security

Author : Imad M. Abbadi
Price : Rs 649.00
ISBN 13 : 9788126556236
ISBN 10 : 8126556234
Pages : 240
Type : Paperbound

9788126556236

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This book discusses the foundations of Cloud computing, and covers in detail two main aspects of Cloud computing. The first is on Cloud management, which discusses architectures and Cloud management platform with its benefits and challenges. The second is on Cloud security covering threat vectors, and practical advice on how to build a trustworthy Cloud infrastructure. The layout of this book is carefully designed for post graduate studies.

Preface

References

 

1 Introduction

1.1 Overview

1.2 Cloud definition

1.3 Cloud evolution

1.4 Cloud services

1.5 Cloud deployment types

1.6 Main challenges of Clouds

1.7 Summary

1.8 Exercises

 

Part One Cloud management

2 Cloud Structure

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Infrastructure components

2.3 Cloud Layers

2.4 Cloud relations

2.5 Cloud dynamics

2.6 Data types

2.7 Summary

2.8 Exercises

 

3 Fundamentals of Cloud management

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Clouds management services

3.3 Virtual control center

3.4 Prerequisite input-data for the management services

3.5 Management of user requirements

3.6 Summary

3.7 Exercises

 

4 Cloud properties

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Adaptability property

4.3 Resilience property

4.4 Scalability property

4.5 Availability property

4.6 Reliability property

4.7 Security and privacy property

4.8 Business model

4.9 Summary

4.10 Exercises

 

5 Automated management services

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Virtual layer self-managed services

5.3 Virtual services interdependency

5.4 Application layer self-managed services

5.5 Application services interdependency

5.6 Security and privacy by design

5.7 Multi-tier application deployment in the Cloud

5.8 Main challenges and requirements

5.9 Summary

5.10 Exercises

 

Part Two Clouds security fundamentals

6 Background

6.1 Topics flow

6.2 Trusted Computing

6.3 Summary

 

7 Challenges for establishing trust in Clouds

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Effects of Cloud dynamism on trust relationships

7.3 Challenges

7.4 Summary

7.5 Exercises

 

8 Establishing trust in Clouds

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Organization requirements

8.3 Framework requirements

8.4 Device properties

8.5 Framework architecture

8.6 Required software agents

8.7 Framework workflow

8.8 Discussion and analysis

8.9 Summary

8.10 Exercises

 

9 Clouds chains of trust

9.1 Introduction

9.2 Software agents revision

9.3 Roots of and chains of trust definition

9.4 Intra-layer chains of trust

9.5 Trust across layers

9.6 Summary

9.7 Exercises

 

10 Provenance in Clouds

10.1 Introduction

10.2 Motivating scenarios

10.3 Log records management and requirements

10.4 Framework domain architecture

10.5 Framework software agents

10.6 Framework workflow

10.7 Threat analysis

10.8 Discussion and future directions

10.9 Exercises

 

11 Insiders

11.1 Introduction

11.2 Insiders definition

11.3 Conceptual models

11.4 Summary

11.5 Exercises

 

Part Three Practical examples

12 Real life examples

12.1 Open Stack

12.2 Amazon web services

12.3 Component architecture

12.4 Prototype

12.5 Summary

 

13 Case Study

13.1 Scenario

13.2 Home healthcare architecture in the Cloud

13.3 Insiders analysis for home healthcare

13.4 Cloud threats

 

Primary: Post graduate and graduate students, researchers and R&D engineers.

Secondary: Professionals such as Cloud architects (i.e. business, application and technology architects), technical decision makers (e.g. CIO and CTO) to realize the pros and cons of Clouds.

 

Dr Imad M. Abbadi has over 15 years of substantial industrial experience managing almost all technologies behind Cloud computing. His industrial experience covers key areas such as: enterprise architecture [business, application and technology], virtualization management (VMware and OpenStack), distributed database management system (Oracle RAC and DataGaurd), Unix Operating system [Solaris and Linux], Clustering technologies [Sun and Oracle] and software development.