Cloud Computing Bible

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 10, 2010 - Computers - 532 pages
The complete reference guide to the hot technology of cloud computing

Its potential for lowering IT costs makes cloud computing a major force for both IT vendors and users; it is expected to gain momentum rapidly with the launch of Office Web Apps later this year. Because cloud computing involves various technologies, protocols, platforms, and infrastructure elements, this comprehensive reference is just what you need if you?ll be using or implementing cloud computing.

  • Cloud computing offers significant cost savings by eliminating upfront expenses for hardware and software; its growing popularity is expected to skyrocket when Microsoft introduces Office Web Apps
  • This comprehensive guide helps define what cloud computing is and thoroughly explores the technologies, protocols, platforms and infrastructure that make it so desirable
  • Covers mobile cloud computing, a significant area due to ever-increasing cell phone and smartphone use
  • Focuses on the platforms and technologies essential to cloud computing

Anyone involved with planning, implementing, using, or maintaining a cloud computing project will rely on the information in Cloud Computing Bible.


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Examining the Value Proposition
Defining Cloud Computing 3 Chapter 2 Assessing the Value Proposition 23 Chapter 3 Understanding Cloud Architecture 45 Chapter 4 Understandin...
Using Platforms
Understanding Abstraction and Virtualization 93 Chapter 6 Capacity Planning 113 Chapter 7 Exploring Platform as a Service 133 Chapter 8 Using G...
Exploring Cloud Infrastructures
Managing the Cloud 231 Chapter 12 Understanding Cloud Security
Understanding Services and Applications
Understanding Service Oriented Architecture 271 Chapter 14 Moving Applications to the Cloud 297 Chapter 15 Working with CloudBased Storage ...
Using the Mobile Cloud
Working with Mobile Devices 425 Chapter 21 Working with Mobile Web Services

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About the author (2010)

Barrie Sosinsky is a veteran computer book writer specializing in network systems, databases, design, development, and testing. Among his 35 technical books have been Wiley's Networking Bible and many others on operating systems, Web topics, storage, and application software. He has written nearly 500 articles for computer magazines and Web sites.

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