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Exploring Cloud Computing

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Chapters selected by Michael Wittig and Andreas Wittig

Slideshare: Elasticity and Scalability: staying ahead of customer demand


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Slideshare: System infrastructure and architecture problems?


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Choosing a Cloud Vendor

By Jothy Rosenberg and Arthur Mateos
Choosing a cloud vendor is a momentous decision. In this article, based on chapter 8 of The Cloud at Your Service, we look at the business considerations important in choosing a cloud provider by examining the key criteria for evaluating various vendor offerings.

Choosing a Cloud Vendor (PDF)

Designing and Architecting for Internet Scale: Sharding

By Jothy Rosenberg and Arthur Mateos
This article is taken from the book The Cloud at Your Service. The authors discuss the concept of sharding, a term invented by and a concept heavily employed by Google that is about how to partition databases so they scale infinitely. They show how Yahoo!, Flickr, Facebook, and many other sites that deal with huge user communities have been using this method of database partitioning to enable a good user experience concurrently with rapid growth.

Designing and Architecting for Internet Scale: Sharding (PDF)

When are Private Clouds a Good Idea?

By Jothy Rosenberg and Arthur Mateos
This article is taken from the book The Cloud at Your Service. The authors define the term private cloud and discuss issues to consider before opting for private clouds and concerns about deploying a private cloud.

When are Private Clouds a Good Idea? (PDF)

What is Cloud Computing?

In this article based on The Cloud at Your Service, authors Jothy Rosenberg and Arthur Mateos discuss Cloud technology as a power behind the “flattening of the world.” They demystify the concept through current examples and lay out a categorization and taxonomy of associated terms.

What is Cloud Computing? (PDF)

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