Chapter 12: Achieving Operational Excellence

The cloud is not just someone else's data center. It's a new operating model for IT. And in all cloud adoption efforts, operational excellence is crucial for long-term success. In fact, it's one of the pillars in Google's Architecture Framework, a collection of best practices created by seasoned experts at Google Cloud. These are practices to consider before, during, and after cloud adoption. It is a continuous and iterative effort, with many ways to start but with no finish line.

In this final chapter, you will begin by learning the strategies and guiding principles of operational excellence. You will then learn how to apply Google Cloud's Architecture Framework best practices to your solutions ...

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