Cloud Computing Bible

  • 8h 21m
  • Barrie Sosinsky
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2011

The complete reference guide to the hot technology of cloud computing

Its potential for lowering IT costs makes cloud computing a major force for both IT vendors and users; it is expected to gain momentum rapidly with the launch of Office Web Apps later this year. Because cloud computing involves various technologies, protocols, platforms, and infrastructure elements, this comprehensive reference is just what you need if you’ll be using or implementing cloud computing.

  • Cloud computing offers significant cost savings by eliminating upfront expenses for hardware and software; its growing popularity is expected to skyrocket when Microsoft introduces Office Web Apps
  • This comprehensive guide helps define what cloud computing is and thoroughly explores the technologies, protocols, platforms and infrastructure that make it so desirable
  • Covers mobile cloud computing, a significant area due to ever-increasing cell phone and smartphone use
  • Focuses on the platforms and technologies essential to cloud computing

Anyone involved with planning, implementing, using, or maintaining a cloud computing project will rely on the information in Cloud Computing Bible.

About the Author

Barrie Sosinsky is a veteran computer book writer specializing in network systems, databases, design, development, and testing. Among his 35 technical books have been Wiley's Networking Bible and many others on operating systems, Web topics, storage, and application software. He has written nearly 500 articles for computer magazines and Web sites.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Defining Cloud Computing
  • Assessing the Value Proposition
  • Understanding Cloud Architecture
  • Understanding Services and Applications by Type
  • Understanding Abstraction and Virtualization
  • Capacity Planning
  • Exploring Platform as a Service
  • Using Google Web Services
  • Using Amazon Web Services
  • Using Microsoft Cloud Services
  • Managing the Cloud
  • Understanding Cloud Security
  • Understanding Service Oriented Architecture
  • Moving Applications to the Cloud
  • Working with Cloud-Based Storage
  • Working with Productivity Software
  • Using Webmail Services
  • Communicating with the Cloud
  • Using Media and Streaming
  • Working with Mobile Devices
  • Working with Mobile Web Services