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Cloud Computing Bible
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 ...more
Paperback, 497 pages
Published January 11th 2011 by Wiley Publishing
(first published December 3rd 2010)
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On the whole this book is just, ok. What I did like about it, however, is that it goes a bit more into detail about certain specific cloud platforms such as azure, and google. For those who are looking for real world knowledge, this material describes enough info to know whether or not it is a good lead into the type of solution you are looking for. I found myself skipping through most of the material because what it covers in terms of how to use google, microsoft, amazon, and various social IM ...more
Book 2 for 2012..yes I'm cheating! After reading the Biography of Steve Jobs (an amazing book - FYI) I wanted to brush up on some skills and move out of my comfort zone for my first Bio/Tech paring for the year. Steve Jobs next step in the evolution of Apple was to integrate the cloud into the apple designs. I was an early adopter of MobileMe.com, and now iCloud. I wanted to understand a little more on the topic of cloud computing. So I pick up the Cloud Computing Bible to spin up.
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Feb 04, 2012 Caroline Gordon rated it liked it · review of another edition
Unlike many other IT stalwarts I actually think that the whole 'cloud' thing is big and is a fundamental change in the landscape of IT. I want to learn as much as I can about it, hence this book. It takes you through every detail you would ever want to know about everything cloud. All the technology is covered though not necessarily in all the gory detail you might want. I did follow the recommendation in the book that for a more comprehensive coverage of basic networking concepts you should rea ...more