Cloud computing is rage these days. "It's become the phrase du jour," says Gartner, senior analyst, Ben Pring. This book attempts to unravel the mystery behind this buzzword. The primary objective is to provide the introduction to the current practices of Cloud Computing, also known as the Internet as a platform.
This book takes a cross-disciplinary approach covering topics in business, computer science, and information systems. Mainly focusing on cloud computing models, techniques, and architectures, this book provides knowledge and hands-on experience in designing and implementing cloud-based software systems. Topics included are advanced web technologies (AJAX and Mashup), distributed computing models and technologies (Hadoop and MapReduce), Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), virtualization, parallelization, security/privacy, and other issues in cloud computing. This book also explores the current challenges facing cloud computing.
This book has deep theoretical foundations of Cloud Computing and associated topics and case studies. Cloud Computing is one of the upcoming and sought after subjects in most IT companies.
This subject will be useful to all professionals and B. Tech, MCA, M. Tech and MBA students.
This edition has two new chapters which are most topical for current cloud implementation, namely:
• Green Cloud Computing
• Cloud Data Security Management
1. Cloud Computing: What, Why, How, When…
2. Cloud Computing Architecture
3. Underlying Technology for Cloud Computing
4. Cloud Business Models
5. Adoption Planning for Cloud
6. Managing Cloud Computing Challenges
7. Cloud Application
8. Cloud Computing: Emerging Standards and Governance Management
9. Green Cloud Computing
10. Cloud Data Security Management
11. Beyond Cloud Computing
12. Cloud Opportunities: Business and Career
13. Book Summary
Sanjiva Shankar Dubey :- Sanjiva Shankar Dubey has several years of customer engagement, business operations and management consulting experience in IT industry. A practising manager he has spearheaded IT services and solution selling in leading corporations. Academically inclined, he brings a rich insight of consultative selling approach in his lectures at IIMs and other business schools. He has been visiting IIM campus at Lucknow, Noida, Indore and Rohtak and other business schools for taking guest lectures for more than 20 years. He has three books to his credit, namely, Innovation with IT; Winning in the Global Economy and IT Strategy and Management.