Cloud Computing, Second Edition

  • 6h 5m
  • Kris Jamsa
  • Jones and Bartlett Learning
  • 2023

In the past decade, cloud computing and managed infrastructure services have rapidly become the leading model of web hosting. Cloud Computing, Second Edition accounts for the many changes to the then-emerging business model and technology paradigm since the release of the first edition. Readers will learn specifics about software as a service (Saas), platform as a service (Paas), infrastructure as a service (IaaS), server and desktop virtualization, and much more. Each chapter presents a cloud topic, examines the underlying business case, and then takes the reader on a test drive. The chapters are filled with real-world case studies. The content is ideal for users wanting to migrate to the cloud, IT professionals seeking knowledge on cloud fundamentals, developers who will build future cloud solutions, and CIOs wanting insights on the most recent cloud solutions.

Features and Benefits

  • Available with new Cloud Labs, which provide immersive mock IT infrastructures where students can learn and practice foundational cloud computing skills
  • Updated with the latest trends and technologies in Cloud Computing, including virtualization and containerization
  • Aligned with CompTIA Cloud Essentials+
  • Every print copy will include an access code for a full color Navigate eBook

About the Author

Kris Jamsa, MBA, PhD

Dr. Kris Jamsa wrote his first computer program in Algol, using punched cards, while attending the United States Air Force Academy. Since then, he has spent his career wrangling data and programs that use it. Jamsa has a Ph.D. in Computer Science, a second Ph.D. in Education and Masters’ Degrees in Computer Science, Information Security, Project Management, Education, and Business. He is the author of 115 books on all aspects of programming and computing.

Kris lives with his wife, Debbie, on their ranch in Prescott, Arizona. When he is not in front of a computer screen, you can find him spending time with their horses, dogs, and grand kids.

In this Book

  • Introducing Cloud Computing
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
  • Identification as a Service (IDaaS)
  • Data Storage in the Cloud
  • Collaboration in the Cloud
  • Virtualization
  • Securing the Cloud
  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity and the Cloud
  • Service-Oriented Architecture
  • Managing the Cloud
  • Migrating to the Cloud
  • Mobile Cloud Computing
  • Governing the Cloud
  • Evaluating the Cloud’s Business Impact and Economics
  • Designing Cloud-Based Solutions
  • Coding Cloud-Based Applications
  • Application Scalability
  • The Future of the Cloud
  • Glossary of Key Terms


Rating 4.5 of 116 users Rating 4.5 of 116 users (116)
Rating 4.4 of 17 users Rating 4.4 of 17 users (17)