ISBN 9788126550333,Architecting the Cloud : Design Decisions for Cloud Computing Service Models (Saas, Paas and laaS)

Architecting the Cloud : Design Decisions for Cloud Computing Service Models (Saas, Paas and laaS)



Wiley India Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9788126550333

ISBN-10 8126550333


Number of Pages 224 Pages
Language (English)

Computer programming

Many companies are considering taking to the "cloud". However, before they can make this move, they need to determine what the correct cloud service model to follow is (1) Software as a Service (SaaS) (2) Platform as a Service (PaaS) (3) Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). This book guides corporations through some key design considerations. It discusses the pros and cons of each cloud service model and highlights major design considerations in areas such as security, data storage, monitoring, APIs and more. It arms the reader with enough information to choose the right cloud service provider. In addition, this book clearly defines what services the cloud providers offer for each service model and what cloud services IT must provide. Why cloud, why now? Cloud service models Cloud computing worst practices It starts with architecture Choosing the right cloud service model The key to the cloud - RESTful services Auditing in the cloud Data considerations in the cloud Security design in the cloud Creating a centralized logging strategy SLA management Monitoring strategies Disaster recovery planning Leveraging a DevOps culture to deliver software faster and more reliably Assessing the organizational impact of the cloud model Final thoughts