chapter 17

Designing Cloud-Based Solutions

THROUGHOUT THIS BOOK, WE have looked at a variety of cloud-related issues, from scalability to security to economics and business models. In Chapter 18, Coding Cloud-Based Applications, we will build and deploy several simple cloud-based solutions. In this chapter, we look at many design considerations a developer should consider when designing a cloud-based solution.

Learning Objectives

This chapter examines cloud-based solution designs. By the time you finish this chapter, you will be able to do the following:

   Compare and contrast functional and nonfunctional system requirements.

   Understand why developers should delay selecting an implementation platform during the design phase.

   Discuss ...

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