Driven by trends in the consumer internet, cloud computing is becoming the new way to consume and deliver IT services. As an IT Professional, we need to understand the different aspects of cloud to seize this opportunity to grow our career and serve our clients towards a successful adoption of cloud computing.
I’m in the process of learning several aspects of cloud - emerging trends in cloud solutions, workloads, infrastructure, technologies and modern services industry. So thought of this idea to post my learning as a series of blogs which any cloud enthusiast can benefit to understand cloud computing. When discussing a topic, instead of reinventing the wheel lets build the content with links to different articles for further reading that can provide for a deeper understanding.
The articles shall cover the entire lifecycle of a cloud project covering various aspects right from the business requirements, Architecture /Design, Implementation to Operations. The intention of this blog is provide the reader a step by step any one or more of the following broad range of topics
- Basics of Cloud Computing
- Cloud Delivery Models - Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service, Software as a Service, Business Process as a Service
- Cloud Deployment Models - Private Clouds, Public Clouds, Hybrid Clouds, Industry Clouds
- Cloud Architecture
- Cloud Infrastructure – Virtualization, Network, Storage, Elasticity
- Cloud Security
- Connectivity and Cloud Computing
- Cloud Solutions
- Cloud Management - Asset Management, Business Resiliency, Service Management, Capacity Planning, Charging models and economics,Usage Reporting, Billing & Metering, Provisioning, Monitoring
- Cloud Methods & Tools
We will have something to learn for every week and will dedicate each week for understanding one of the above topics. So by the end of 16 weeks that we have remaining for the year, we would have learned all the steps to walk on cloud. The comments to these posts from all of the members would definitely go a long way in getting our step right and enriching the content. So C’mon everyone, lets take a walk in the clouds – step by step…