Cloud Computing for Dummies
Cloud Computing For Dummies begins by debunking Cloud Computing - providing a clear definition from the utility computing standpoint then moves into delivering practical guidance on delivering and managing cloud computing services in an effective and efficient manner presenting a proactive and pragmatic approach to implementing cloud computing in any organization. IT managers and staff will find the book most useful in helping them understand the benefits and challenges of cloud computing, how to select a service and getting it up and running. The book also addresses security concerns.
Part I: Introducing Cloud Computing.
Chapter 1: Grasping the Fundamentals.
Chapter 2: Discovering the Value of the Cloud for Business.
Chapter 3: Getting Inside the Cloud.
Chapter 4: Developing Your Cloud Strategy.
Part II: Understanding the Nature of the Cloud.
Chapter 5: Seeing the Advantages of the Highly Scaled Data Center.
Chapter 6: Exploring the Technical Foundation for Scaling Computer Systems.
Chapter 7: Checking the Cloud’s Workload Strategy.
Chapter 8: Managing Data.
Chapter 9: Discovering Private and Hybrid Clouds.
Part III: Examining the Cloud Elements.
Chapter 10: Seeing Infrastructure as a Service.
Chapter 11: Exploring Platform as a Service.
Chapter 12: Using Software as a Service.
Chapter 13: Understanding Massively Scaled Applications and Business Processes.
Chapter 14: Setting Some Standards.
Part IV: Managing the Cloud.
Chapter 15: Managing and Securing Cloud Services.
Chapter 16: Governing the Cloud.
Chapter 17: Virtualization and the Cloud.
Chapter 18: Managing Desktops and Devices in the Cloud.
Chapter 19: Service Oriented Architecture and the Cloud.
Chapter 20: Managing the Cloud Environment.
Part V: Planning for the Cloud.
Chapter 21: Banking on Cloud Economics.
Chapter 22: Starting Your Journey to the Cloud.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 23: Ten (Plus One) Swell Cloud Computing Resources.
Chapter 24: Ten Cloud Dos and Don’ts.