This accessible book offers a broad introduction to cloud computing, reviews a wide variety of currently available solutions, and discusses the cost savings and organizational and operational benefits.
Author: Toby Velte
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
"The promise of cloud computing is here. These pages provide the 'eyes wide open' insights you need to transform your business." --Christopher Crowhurst, Vice President, Strategic Technology, Thomson Reuters A Down-to-Earth Guide to Cloud Computing Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach provides a comprehensive look at the emerging paradigm of Internet-based enterprise applications and services. This accessible book offers a broad introduction to cloud computing, reviews a wide variety of currently available solutions, and discusses the cost savings and organizational and operational benefits. You'll find details on essential topics, such as hardware, platforms, standards, migration, security, and storage. You'll also learn what other organizations are doing and where they're headed with cloud computing. If your company is considering the move from a traditional network infrastructure to a cutting-edge cloud solution, you need this strategic guide. Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach covers: Costs, benefits, security issues, regulatory concerns, and limitations Service providers, including Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Yahoo, IBM, EMC/VMware, Salesforce.com, and others Hardware, infrastructure, clients, platforms, applications, services, and storage Standards, including HTTP, HTML, DHTML, XMPP, SSL, and OpenID Web services, such as REST, SOAP, and JSON Platform as a Service (PaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS), and Software plus Services (S+S) Custom application development environments, frameworks, strategies, and solutions Local clouds, thin clients, and virtualization Migration, best practices, and emerging standards
This book lays a good foundation to the core concepts and principles of cloud computing, walking the reader through the fundamental ideas with expert ease.
Author: A Srinivasan
Publisher: Pearson Education India
This book lays a good foundation to the core concepts and principles of cloud computing, walking the reader through the fundamental ideas with expert ease. The book advances on the topics in a step-by-step manner and reinforces theory with a full-fledged pedagogy designed to enhance students' understanding and offer them a practical insight into the subject
An exploration of the benefits of cloud computing in geoscience research and applications as well as future research directions, Spatial Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach discusses the essential elements of cloud computing and their ...
Author: Chaowei Yang
Publisher: CRC Press
An exploration of the benefits of cloud computing in geoscience research and applications as well as future research directions, Spatial Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach discusses the essential elements of cloud computing and their advantages for geoscience. Using practical examples, it details the geoscience requirements of cloud computing, covers general procedures and considerations when migrating geoscience applications onto cloud services, and demonstrates how to deploy different applications. The book discusses how to choose cloud services based on the general cloud computing measurement criteria and cloud computing cost models. The authors examine the readiness of cloud computing to support geoscience applications using open source cloud software solutions and commercial cloud services. They then review future research and developments in data, computation, concurrency, and spatiotemporal intensities of geosciences and how cloud service can be leveraged to meet the challenges. They also introduce research directions from the aspects of technology, vision, and social dimensions. Spatial Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach a common workflow for deploying geoscience applications and provides references to the concepts, technical details, and operational guidelines of cloud computing. These features and more give developers, geoscientists, and IT professionals the information required to make decisions about how to select and deploy cloud services.
Federal Cloud Computing presents a practical approach to implement on-demand, service-based IT in government.
Author: Michael Biddick
Federal Cloud Computing presents a practical approach to implement on-demand, service-based IT in government. Existing policy, technology standards and security requirements are address as well as giving readers an overview of the full lifecycle of cloud computing adoption, from policy to technology infrastructure.
In this book, you will gain knowledge about the fundamentals of cloud computing. This book includes a detailed description of the features of the cloud, the importance of cloud in todayÕs era, and uses of cloud computing.
Author: Surbhi Rastogi
Publisher: BPB Publications
Getting familiar with cloud computing features from scratch to advanced. KEY FEATURES ● Detailed coverage on Cloud fundamentals, Cloud Service Models, and deployment models. ● Easy, detailed, and practical approach to develop skills on working with Cloud Computing. ● Includes charts, diagrams, and graphical illustrations for better visual learning on complex topics of cloud computing. DESCRIPTION Cloud computing is a technology that allows you to store, access data and programs over the internet instead of the hard drive or a server. In this book, you will gain knowledge about the fundamentals of cloud computing. This book includes a detailed description of the features of the cloud, the importance of cloud in today’s era, and uses of cloud computing. This book provides you with a deep knowledge of the basics of cloud computing. You will learn about the characteristics, architecture, and uses and importance of cloud computing. This book also explores the concept of scalability and redundancy regarding cloud computing. You will learn about the various cloud deployment and service models. You will also gain knowledge of virtualization technology. You will also have a guided tour of concepts related to cloud management, data storage and security, and cloud operations and technologies. At the end of the book, you will learn about the advanced concepts of cloud computing and also learn about mobile cloud computing. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN ● In-depth understanding on the fundamentals of cloud computing. ● Explore the role and importance of cloud computing across businesses and enterprises. ● Learn about cloud deployment models and service models. ● Gain knowledge on cloud storage, cloud security, administration of cloud and mobile cloud computing. WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR This book is open to all graduates, beginners and working professionals to help them understand everything about cloud computing and how to operate in a cloud environment. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Introduction 2. Architecture and Applications 3. Scalability and Redundancy 4. Cloud Services 5. Cloud Deployment Models 6. Virtualization 7. Management 8. Data Storage and Security 9. Operations and Challenges 10. Technologies and Service Providers 11. Cloud Cube Model 12. Mobile Cloud Computing
1.17 Business benefits of Cloud Computing IBM Digital Sales International Technical SupportOrganizationand Authoring Services Business benefits of Cloud Computing 16 CAPEX to OPEX Utility pricing Payas you go Economies of scale ...
Author: Daniel Aguado
Publisher: IBM Redbooks
This IBM® Redbooks® publication is based on the Presentations Guide of the course A Practical Approach to Cloud IaaS with IBM SoftLayer, which was developed by the IBM Redbooks team in partnership with IBM Middle East and Africa University Program. This course is designed to teach university students how to build a simple infrastructure as a service (IaaS) cloud environment based on IBM SoftLayer®. It provides students with the fundamental skills to design, implement, and manage an IaaS cloud environment using the IBM SoftLayer platform as an example. The primary target audience for this course is university students in undergraduate computer science and computer engineer programs with no previous experience working in cloud environments. However, anyone new to cloud computing can benefit from this course. The workshop materials were created in July 2015. Thus, all IBM SoftLayer features discussed in this Presentations Guide are current as of July 2015.
This book presents both state-of-the-art research developments and practical guidance on approaches, technologies and frameworks for the emerging cloud paradigm.
Author: Zaigham Mahmood
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
This book presents both state-of-the-art research developments and practical guidance on approaches, technologies and frameworks for the emerging cloud paradigm. Topics and features: presents the state of the art in cloud technologies, infrastructures, and service delivery and deployment models; discusses relevant theoretical frameworks, practical approaches and suggested methodologies; offers guidance and best practices for the development of cloud-based services and infrastructures, and examines management aspects of cloud computing; reviews consumer perspectives on mobile cloud computing and cloud-based enterprise resource planning; explores software performance testing, open-source cloudware support, and assessment methodologies for modernization, migration and pre-migration; describes emerging new methodologies relevant to the cloud paradigm, and provides suggestions for future developments and research directions.
Hurwitz, J., Bloor, R., Kaufman, M., Halper, F.: Cloud Computing for Dummies, pp. 197—208. Wiley, Hoboken (2009) . Velte, T., Velte, A., Elsenpeter, R.: Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach, pp. 253—258. Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi ...
Author: Zaigham Mahmood
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
This book presents the latest research on Software Engineering Frameworks for the Cloud Computing Paradigm, drawn from an international selection of researchers and practitioners. The book offers both a discussion of relevant software engineering approaches and practical guidance on enterprise-wide software deployment in the cloud environment, together with real-world case studies. Features: presents the state of the art in software engineering approaches for developing cloud-suitable applications; discusses the impact of the cloud computing paradigm on software engineering; offers guidance and best practices for students and practitioners; examines the stages of the software development lifecycle, with a focus on the requirements engineering and testing of cloud-based applications; reviews the efficiency and performance of cloud-based applications; explores feature-driven and cloud-aided software design; provides relevant theoretical frameworks, practical approaches and future research directions.
Concepts, Tools and Practical Approaches Mayank Yuvaraj. Rosenberg, J., and A. Mateos. The cloud at your service: the when, how, and why of enterprise cloud computing. Greenwich: Manning, 2011. ... Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach.
Author: Mayank Yuvaraj
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Cloud computing is a model where computing resources (processors, storage, software) are offered as a utility from an indistinct location and boundaries to the user. Adoption of Cloud computing in recent years has gained momentum within various avenues round the globe due to its characteristics like elasticity, virtualization and pay-as-you-go pricing. In tune with the trend various companies have evolved which are offering web applications. These companies provide the system required to host the application to users on lease which saves them from purchasing. The book combines both theoretical and practical perspectives of cloud computing with a slant towards library and information centres. The book describes in detail about various companies which are providing cloud computing solutions and infrastructure for library and information centres. Intiatives of OCLC and best practices adopted in other libraries around the world has been discussed at length. Many avenues of the implementation of cloud computing has been identified in the present study. Various initiatives of the library professionals to move their internet sites, their integrated library system for cataloguing and acquisition, Cloud based library apps, Cloud based Stack Map and their repository systems and inter library loan systems to the cloud has been mentioned. The book further proposes a model which may serve as a blueprint for implementation of cloud computing technologies in libraries. With the timely publication of book, library and information service practitioners after going through the book can outsource the task of maintaining the computer infrastructure and focus on their mission to serve people with right information at right point of time.
Cloud computing is a way for businesses to take advantage of storage and virtual services through the Internet, saving money on infrastructure and support This book provides a clear definition of cloud computing from the utility computing ...
Author: Judith S. Hurwitz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The easy way to understand and implement cloud computing technology written by a team of experts Cloud computing can be difficult to understand at first, but the cost-saving possibilities are great and many companies are getting on board. If you've been put in charge of implementing cloud computing, this straightforward, plain-English guide clears up the confusion and helps you get your plan in place. You'll learn how cloud computing enables you to run a more green IT infrastructure, and access technology-enabled services from the Internet ("in the cloud") without having to understand, manage, or invest in the technology infrastructure that supports them. You'll also find out what you need to consider when implementing a plan, how to handle security issues, and more. Cloud computing is a way for businesses to take advantage of storage and virtual services through the Internet, saving money on infrastructure and support This book provides a clear definition of cloud computing from the utility computing standpoint and also addresses security concerns Offers practical guidance on delivering and managing cloud computing services effectively and efficiently Presents a proactive and pragmatic approach to implementing cloud computing in any organization Helps IT managers and staff understand the benefits and challenges of cloud computing, how to select a service, and what's involved in getting it up and running Highly experienced author team consults and gives presentations on emerging technologies Cloud Computing For Dummies gets straight to the point, providing the practical information you need to know.
Author: José Antonio HernándezPublish On: 2019-10-28
This book covers a practical approach for adopting and migrating on premises systems and applications to the Public Cloud.
Author: José Antonio Hernández
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
This book covers a practical approach for adopting and migrating on premises systems and applications to the Public Cloud. Based on a clear migration master plan, it helps companies and enterprises to be prepared for Cloud computing, what and how to successfully migrate or deploy systems on Cloud, preparing your IT organization with a sound Cloud Governance model, Security in the Cloud and how to reach the benefits of Cloud computing by automation and optimizing your cost and workloads.
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Applied examples cover the gamut from using large datasets, to practical examples, to examples of using the cloud to support interdisciplinary work. ... In: Yang, C., Huang, Q. (Eds.), Spatial Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach.
Author: Tiffany C Vance
Cloud Computing in Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences provides the latest information on this relatively new platform for scientific computing, which has great possibilities and challenges, including pricing and deployments costs and applications that are often presented as primarily business oriented. In addition, scientific users may be very familiar with these types of models and applications, but relatively unfamiliar with the intricacies of the hardware platforms they use. The book provides a range of practical examples of cloud applications that are written to be accessible to practitioners, researchers, and students in affiliated fields. By providing general information on the use of the cloud for oceanographic and atmospheric computing, as well as examples of specific applications, this book encourages and educates potential users of the cloud. The chapters provide an introduction to the practical aspects of deploying in the cloud, also providing examples of workflows and techniques that can be reused in new projects. Provides real examples that help new users quickly understand the cloud and provide guidance for new projects Presents proof of the usability of the techniques and a clear path to adoption of the techniques by other researchers Includes real research and development examples that are ideal for cloud computing adopters in ocean and atmospheric domains
Author: Kokula Krishna Hari KPublish On: 2014-06-18
7. M. Miller “Cloud Computing: Web-Based Applications That Change the Way You Work and Collaborate Online” August 2008, USA, sf. 19-21. 8. A. T. Velte, T. J. Velte,R. Elsenpeter, “Cloud Computing:A Practical Approach” May 2010, USA, pp.
Author: Kokula Krishna Hari K
Publisher: Association of Scientists, Developers and Faculties
Category: Business & Economics
ICCCEG 2015, is a main annual research conference aimed at presenting current research being carried out. The idea of the conference is for the scientists, scholars, engineers and students from the Universities all around the world and the industry to present ongoing research activities, and hence to foster research relations between the Universities and the industry.
This overview of cloud computing in a “self-teaching” format, contains state-of-the art chapters with tips and insights about cloud computing, its architecture, applications, information on security and privacy, and numerous case ...
Author: Rajiv Chopra
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
This overview of cloud computing in a “self-teaching” format, contains state-of-the art chapters with tips and insights about cloud computing, its architecture, applications, information on security and privacy, and numerous case studies. It includes questions for discussion and “Cloud Computing Lab Experiments” to help in mastering its complex services and technologies. Recent research shows that cloud computing will be worth billions of dollars in new investments. Organizations are flocking to the cloud services to benefit from the elasticity, self-services, resource abundance, ubiquity, responsiveness, and cost efficiencies that it offers. Many government and private universities have already migrated to the cloud. The next wave in computing technology—expected to usher in a new era—will be based on cloud computing. Features: * Explores the basic advancements in the field of cloud computing * Offers a practical, self-teaching approach with numerous case studies and lab experiments on installation, evaluation, security, and more * Includes material on ESXi, MS AZURE, Eucalyptus, and more.
Above the Clouds: A Berkeley View of Cloud Computing. UC Berkeley Reliable Adaptive ... Cloud Computing - Building a Framework for Successful Transition. (2009). GTSI Group. [White Paper]. ... Cloud Computing, A Practical Approach.
Author: Munir, Kashif
Publisher: IGI Global
Cloud computing has quickly become the next big step in security development for companies and institutions all over the world. With the technology changing so rapidly, it is important that businesses carefully consider the available advancements and opportunities before implementing cloud computing in their organizations. The Handbook of Research on Security Considerations in Cloud Computing brings together discussion on current approaches to cloud-based technologies and assesses the possibilities for future advancements in this field. Highlighting the need for consumers to understand the unique nature of cloud-delivered security and to evaluate the different aspects of this service to verify if it will meet their needs, this book is an essential reference source for researchers, scholars, postgraduate students, and developers of cloud security systems.
The proposed Seven-Step Model of Migration into the cloud helps structure and organize one's efforts in putting ... T. Velte, A. Velte, and R. Elsenpeter, Cloud Computing, A Practical Approach, McGraw-Hill Computing, New York, 2009. 7.
Author: Rajkumar Buyya
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The primary purpose of this book is to capture the state-of-the-art in Cloud Computing technologies and applications. The book will also aim to identify potential research directions and technologies that will facilitate creation a global market-place of cloud computing services supporting scientific, industrial, business, and consumer applications. We expect the book to serve as a reference for larger audience such as systems architects, practitioners, developers, new researchers and graduate level students. This area of research is relatively recent, and as such has no existing reference book that addresses it. This book will be a timely contribution to a field that is gaining considerable research interest, momentum, and is expected to be of increasing interest to commercial developers. The book is targeted for professional computer science developers and graduate students especially at Masters level. As Cloud Computing is recognized as one of the top five emerging technologies that will have a major impact on the quality of science and society over the next 20 years, its knowledge will help position our readers at the forefront of the field.
In Proceedings of the 4th annual Symposium on Cloud Computing (SOCC “13). ACM. doi:10.1145/2523616.25236.33 Velte, A.T., Velte, T.J., & Elsenpeter, R. (2010). Cloud computing: A practical approach. New York, NY; McGraw-Hill.
Author: Aljawarneh, Shadi
Publisher: IGI Global
Modern society requires a specialized, persistent approach to IT service delivery. Cloud computing offers the most logical answer through a highly dynamic and virtualized resource made available by an increasing number of service providers. Advanced Research on Cloud Computing Design and Applications shares the latest high quality research results on cloud computing and explores the broad applicability and scope of these trends on an international scale, venturing into the hot-button issue of IT services evolution and what we need to do to be prepared for future developments in cloud computing. This book is an essential reference source for researchers and practitioners in the field of cloud computing, as well as a guide for students, academics, or anyone seeking to learn more about advancement in IT services. This publication features chapters covering a broad range of relevant topics, including cloud computing for e-government, cloud computing in the public sector, security in the cloud, hybrid clouds and outsourced data, IT service personalization, and supply chain in the cloud.