For a limited time, the Cloud Management and Security eBook by Wiley is available for free. Written by cloud computing expert Imad M. Abbadi, a senior researcher at the University of Oxford, this book establishes the foundations of Cloud computing, building an in-depth & diverse understanding of the technologies behind it.
In this book, the author begins with an introduction to Cloud computing, presenting fundamental concepts such as analyzing Cloud definitions, Cloud evolution, Cloud services, Cloud deployment types and highlighting the main challenges. Following on from the introduction, the book is divided into three parts: Cloud management, Cloud security, and practical examples.
Covers in detail two main aspects of Cloud computing: Cloud management and Cloud security
Presents a high-level view (i.e., architecture framework) for Clouds and federated Clouds which is useful for professionals, decision makers, and students
Includes illustrations and real-life deployment scenarios to bridge the gap between theory and practice
Extracts, defines, and analyzes the desired properties and management services of Cloud computing and its associated challenges and disadvantages
Analyzes the risks associated with Cloud services and deployment types and what could be done to address the risk for establishing trustworthy Cloud computing
Provides a research roadmap to establish next-generation trustworthy Cloud computing
Includes exercises and solutions to problems as well as PowerPoint slides for instructors