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Cloud Computing For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-59742-2
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384 pages
January 2010
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Introduction.

Part I: Introducing Cloud Computing.

Chapter 1: Grasping the Fundamentals.

Chapter 2: Discovering the Value of the Cloud for Business.

Chapter 3: Getting Inside the Cloud.

Chapter 4: Developing Your Cloud Strategy.

Part II: Understanding the Nature of the Cloud.

Chapter 5: Seeing the Advantages of the Highly Scaled Data Center.

Chapter 6: Exploring the Technical Foundation for Scaling Computer Systems.

Chapter 7: Checking the Cloud’s Workload Strategy.

Chapter 8: Managing Data.

Chapter 9: Discovering Private and Hybrid Clouds.

Part III: Examining the Cloud Elements.

Chapter 10: Seeing Infrastructure as a Service.

Chapter 11: Exploring Platform as a Service.

Chapter 12: Using Software as a Service.

Chapter 13: Understanding Massively Scaled Applications

and Business Processes.

Chapter 14: Setting Some Standards.

Part IV: Managing the Cloud.

Chapter 15: Managing and Securing Cloud Services.

Chapter 16: Governing the Cloud.

Chapter 17: Virtualization and the Cloud.

Chapter 18: Managing Desktops and Devices in the Cloud.

Chapter 19: Service Oriented Architecture and the Cloud.

Chapter 20: Managing the Cloud Environment.

Part V: Planning for the Cloud.

Chapter 21: Banking on Cloud Economics.

Chapter 22: Starting Your Journey to the Cloud.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 23: Ten (Plus One) Swell Cloud Computing Resources.

Chapter 24: Ten Cloud Dos and Don’ts.

Glossary.

Index.

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