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Cloud Computing Primer Overview




  • CHAPTER 1. DEFINING THE CLOUD

    • A Bit of History

    • Wikipedia Entry

    • Cloud Computing at a Glance

    • Gartner Research on Cloud

    • Electrical Power Grid Service Analogy

    • The NIST Perspective

    • Five Characteristics

    • On-demand Self-Service (NIST Characteristic)

    • Broad Network Access (NIST Characteristic)

    • Resource Pooling (NIST Characteristic)

    • Rapid Elasticity (NIST Characteristic)

    • Measured Service (NIST Characteristic)

    • The Three Cloud Service Models (NIST)

    • The Cloud Computing Spectrum: IaaS, PaaS and SaaS

    • The Four Cloud Deployment Models (NIST)

    • The NIST Cloud Definition Framework

    • A Hybrid Cloud Diagram

    • Cloud Deployment Model Dynamics

    • Summary



  • CHAPTER 2. THE CLOUD ENABLERS

    • The Origin of the Cloud Computing

    • Virtualization

    • Hypervisors

    • Hypervisor Types

    • Type 1 hypervisors

    • Type 2 hypervisors

    • Type 1 vs Type 2 Processing

    • Paravirtualization

    • Applying Virtualization to the Cloud

    • Virtualization Qualities (1/2)

    • Virtualization Qualities (2/2)

    • Grid Computing vs Cloud Computing

    • Myth: Cloud is SaaS

    • SOA and the Cloud

    • Summary



  • CHAPTER 3. CLOUD REFERENCE MODEL

    • The Need for a Cloud Reference Model

    • Cloud Reference Model

    • Cloud Infrastructure

    • Cloud Infrastructure - Virtual Machines

    • A Bootable OS Image

    • Defining a "Compute Unit"

    • Instance Templates (Flavors)

    • Launching an Instance in OpenStack

    • Block Storage for Instances

    • Cloud Infrastructure - Cloud Object Storage

    • Additional Data Storage Options

    • Cloud Multi-Tenancy Model

    • Common Characteristics of Multi-tenant Applications (1/2)

    • Common Characteristics of Multi-tenant Applications (2/2)

    • The PaaS Platform

    • Google App Engine (GAE) PaaS Overview

    • GAE's Stats

    • Google Cloud Storage

    • The SaaS Platform

    • Cloud Service Model Implementations

    • Google Compute Engine's Simplified Architecture

    • Google Cloud Platform

    • Summary



  • CHAPTER 4. THE CLOUD ECONOMICS

    • Cloud Value Proposition

    • Coping with Computing Demand the Traditional Way

    • Coping with Computing Demand the Cloud Way

    • Cloud economics

    • You Can Move Your Cloud Apps Closer to Your Clients!

    • Be Aware of What You Ask For!

    • Do Clouds Compute?

    • Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)

    • Cloud Infrastructure – Vendor Comparison

    • Select Expected Benefits

    • You Still Need …

    • Financial Management and Tracking

    • Calculate initial, simple return

    • Calculate Returns for on-going Usage

    • How to Practically Estimate Your Cloud Bill?

    • Shop Around (Within the Same Shop)

    • Discounted Object Storage: Amazon Glacier

    • Amazon S3 Cost Monitoring

    • Google Compute Engine Per-Minute Billing

    • Summary



  • CHAPTER 5. CLOUD SECURITY

    • The Heartbleed OpenSSL Bug

    • A Notable Breach (a Spear-phishing Attack Example)

    • Cloud Vendor Security Certifications

    • Google Compute Engine Data Security

    • Cloud Access Security Features

    • Security of Cloud Vendor Networks

    • Insecure Interfaces

    • Top Threats for Cloud Computing

    • The Common Cloud Security Concerns

    • Authorization and Data Access Constraints

    • Cloud Security Domains

    • The CIAs of Security

    • Access Control: Physical Security

    • Access Control: Authentication & Authorization

    • Federated Identity Management

    • Access Control: Auditing

    • Identity Management

    • AWS Identity and Access Management Service

    • Security in the Google Cloud

    • GAE Cloud Security Module

    • Application Security

    • Application Multi-Layer Security Design

    • Access Control List Extensions

    • Information and Data Security

    • Data-at-rest Security

    • Amazon S3 Security

    • Amazon S3 Security (Cont.)

    • Network Security

    • Operational Security

    • DevOps Security Concerns

    • Summary



  • CHAPTER 6. CLOUD SERVICES

    • Defining Cloud Services

    • User-Cloud Interaction

    • Cloud Service Characteristics

    • The Typical Cloud Services

    • Application Services

    • Messaging Application Service

    • Email Application Service

    • Cache Application Service

    • Specialized Application Services

    • AWS Analytics Systems

    • Google App Engine (GAE) MapReduce Service

    • Use Cases for MapReduce Jobs

    • Integration Platform as a Service (IPaaS)

    • Storage Services

    • Object Storage

    • Archive Storage

    • Relational Storage

    • NoSQL Storage

    • Some AWS Storage Services

    • Data Warehouses in the Cloud

    • Cloud Utility Services

    • Scalability and HA of Your Applications in the Cloud

    • The Auto-scaling Service

    • Monitoring Services

    • Configuring Instance Health Check in AWS

    • Amazon Web Services Integration Diagram

    • Google App Engine (GAE) Services Integration Diagram

    • Microsoft Azure Services

    • Comparing Cloud Service Stacks

    • Summary




 

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