The book covers the topic of Cloud Computing holistically and in simple language and may be used by readers having varying skills in Information Technology. The technical terms are explained when encountered first throughout the book. The ground realities for adoption of cloud computing and the relevant technologies have been presented with anecdotes, historical perspectives, and contemporary research findings.
What you will learn with this Book
Understanding Cloud Computing
The broad model of cloud usage and best practices. Description of a functional IT service architecture that can meet diverse needs of users.
The Technology Landscape
An introduction to different technologies involved in cloud computing explained with reference to major vendor-specific examples.
Cloud Computing and Society
Role of cloud computing in reshaping our individual, and collective, behaviors in recent times explained with simple, yet profound, examples.
Time to Go Cloud: Hype to Reality
Understand the realistic shift towards adopting the new paradigm of cloud computing along with practical examples taken from various domains.
Doing Business on the Cloud
Analysis of the background for the need of change in business processes, and the ways to implement IT and migrate existing systems.
An Open Frontier
Opportunities and challenges offered by cloud computing to the society and business enunciated along with different scopes for innovations in future.