Cloud Computing For Dummies, 2nd Edition

  • 5h 30m
  • Daniel Kirsch, Judith Hurwitz
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2020

Get your head―and your business―into the Cloud

Cloud computing is no longer just a clever new toy in the world of IT infrastructure. Despite the nebulous name, it’s become a real and important part of our information architecture―and tech professionals who ignore it or try to skim their way through risk falling behind rapidly. The new edition of Cloud Computing For Dummies gets you up to speed fast, clarifying your Cloud options, showing you where can save you time and money, giving you ways to frame your decisions, and helping you avoid weeks of research.

In a friendly, easy-to-follow style, Cloud Computing For Dummies, 2nd Edition demystifies the Cloud’s virtual landscape, breaking up a complex and multi-layered topic into simple explanations that will make the various benefits clear and ultimately guide you toward making the most appropriate choices for your organization.

  • Know the business case for the Cloud
  • Understand hybrid and multi-cloud options
  • Develop your Cloud strategy
  • Get tips on best practices

The Cloud is everywhere, and it can deliver amazing benefits to our lives and businesses. Get a much clearer vision of exactly how with Cloud Computing For Dummies―and you’ll begin to see that the sky really is the limit!

About the Authors

Daniel Kirsch, Managing Director of Hurwitz & Associates, is a thought leader, researcher, author, and consultant in cloud, AI, and security. Judith Hurwitz, President of Hurwitz & Associates, is a consultant, thought leader, and coauthor of 10 books including Augmented Intelligence, Cognitive Computing and Big Data Analytics, and Hybrid Cloud for Dummies

In this Book

  • Understanding the Cloud
  • Embracing the Business Imperative
  • Architectural Considerations for the Cloud Environment
  • Managing a Hybrid and Multicloud Environment
  • Standards in a Multicloud World
  • A Closer Look at Cloud Services
  • Introducing All Types of Clouds
  • Using Infrastructure as a Service
  • Using Software as a Service
  • Standing on Platform as a Service
  • Planning for DevOps in the Cloud
  • Managing Multicloud Workloads
  • Managing Data Storage in the Cloud
  • Managing and Integrating Data in the Cloud
  • Promoting Cloud Security and Governance
  • Breaking Down Cloud Economics
  • Planning Your Cloud Strategy
  • Ten Cloud Resources
  • Ten Cloud Do's and Don'ts


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