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.
The main features of the book are as follows:
1.Why Cloud Computing?
2.What is Cloud Computing?
3.How does Cloud Computing work?
4.What are its challenges and opportunities and How to address them?
5.What are the career opportunities in Cloud computing area?
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 Applications
8. Cloud Computing: Emerging Standards and Governance Management
9. Beyond Cloud Computing
10. Cloud Opportunities: Business and Career