Cloud Computing

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Cloud Computing Books

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Cloud Computing For Dummies

Published 08-04-2020

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!    

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Microsoft Azure For Dummies

Published 03-24-2020

Your roadmap to Microsoft Azure  Azure is Microsoft’s flagship cloud computing platform. With over 600 services available to over 44 geographic regions, it would take a library of books to cover the entire Azure ecosystem.  Microsoft Azure For Dummies offers a shortcut to getting familiar with Azure’s core product offerings used by the majority of its subscribers. It’s a perfect choice for those looking to gain a quick, basic understanding of this ever-evolving public cloud platform. Written by a Microsoft MVP and Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect, Microsoft Azure For Dummies covers building virtual networks, configuring cloud-based virtual machines, launching and scaling web applications, migrating on-premises services to Azure, and keeping your Azure resources secure and compliant.  Migrate your applications and services to Azure with confidence Manage virtual machines smarter than you've done on premises Deploy web applications that scale dynamically to save you money and effort Apply Microsoft's latest security technologies to ensure compliance to maintain data privacy With more and more businesses making the leap to run their applications and services on Microsoft Azure, basic understanding of the technology is becoming essential. Microsoft Azure For Dummies offers a fast and easy first step into the Microsoft public cloud.

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AWS For Developers For Dummies

Published 08-14-2017

Everything you need to get running with IaaS for Amazon Web Services Modern businesses rely on Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)—a setup in which someone else foots the bill to create application environments—and developers are expected to know how to write both platform-specific and IaaS-supported applications. If you're a developer who writes desktop and web applications but have little-to-no experience with cloud development, this book is an essential tool in getting started in the IaaS environment with Amazon Web Services. In Amazon Web Services For Developers For Dummies, you'll quickly and easily get up to speed on which language or platform will work best to meet a specific need, how to work with management consoles, ways you'll interact with services at the command line, how to create applications with the AWS API, and so much more. Assess development options to produce the kind of result that's actually needed Use the simplest approach to accomplish any given task Automate tasks using something as simple as the batch processing features offered by most platforms Create example applications using JavaScript, Python, and R Discover how to use the XML files that appear in the management console to fine tune your configuration Making sense of Amazon Web Services doesn't have to be as difficult as it seems—and this book shows you how.

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AWS For Admins For Dummies

Published 10-31-2016

Easily get your head in the Cloud with Amazon Web Services With Amazon Web Services (AWS), you can do everything from backing up your personal hard drive to creating a full-fledged IT department in the Cloud. And while major corporations like Adobe and Netflix have turned to AWS for their Cloud computing needs, it isn't just for private companies. Amazon Web Services For Dummies is the singular resource that shows real people with real businesses how to use on-demand IT resources to help their companies grow. If you're like most people just getting their feet wet with this service, your first question is likely to be, "How do I get started with AWS?" This book answers that question—and a multitude more—in language you can understand and shows you how to put this Cloud computing service to work for you right away. AWS is immense and, naturally, intimidating, but with the help of this book, you'll peel back its many layers in no time! Provides overviews that explain what tasks the services perform and how they relate to each other Offers specific paths to follow in order to obtain a particular installation result Gets you started without making a huge investment Reduces the risk of failure by ensuring you understand available options as part of the configuration and usage process Stop wasting time and resources on hardware and software that's quickly outdated. Get started with AWS today!

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VMware vSphere For Dummies

Published 03-08-2011

A plain-English guide to the market-leading virtualization and cloud computing technology With virtualization, a single server can host dozens or hundreds of virtual machines running a variety of operating systems, and even hook them together in a virtual network or cloud infrastructure. This practical guide shows you how to create a virtual system using the VMware VSphere environment.  You'll find all the information you need to understand, design, and deploy one—without getting overwhelmed with technical detail. And once you’re up and running, this book is the perfect reference for maintenance and troubleshooting issues. Introduces you to virtualization and VMware’s virtualization/cloud computing technology, the most recent version is VMware vSphere Shows you how to design a vSphere environment Covers installation, deployment, management, maintenance, and troubleshooting Provides what IT managers and system administrators need to roll out their first virtualized or cloud infrastructure, or to get up to speed on VMware’s technology Get up and running on the cloud with VMware vSphere For Dummies!

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Zoho For Dummies

Published 07-20-2009

A great way to get started on this new, FREE, Web-based productivity and collaboration tool Zoho is a very cool-and free-alternative to Microsoft Office. Known as "cloud" computing because it's totally Web-based, Zoho provides 18 different applications to help you write documents, create spreadsheets, send e-mail, and much more. People love it, but what it doesn't offer are extensive help files, so that's where this practical book comes in. Zoho For Dummies shows you how to use Zoho's most widely used applications, including Zoho Writer, Zoho Notebook, Zoho Show, Zoho Sheet, Zoho DB, Zoho Mail, Zoho Planner, Zoho CRM, and Zoho Projects. You'll get thoroughly up to speed on all common tasks and discover enough tips and tricks to get you power-using Zoho in no time. Zoho is a free, Web-based alternative to Microsoft Office launched in 2007; it is considered to be "cloud computing" because it is categorized as Software as a Service (SaaS) and Web-based The book guides you through common tasks and provides tips and tricks to maximize your productivity and minimize hassle Covers Zoho Writer, Zoho Notebook, Zoho Show, Zoho Sheet, Zoho DB, Zoho Mail, Zoho Planner, Zoho CRM, and Zoho Projects Also provides information about sharing content, scheduling, and more Get your head in the clouds with this friendly guide to the exciting new Zoho "cloud" alternative to Microsoft Office.

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