Chapter15

Cloud Storage

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • Defining the cloud
  • The cloud computing model
  • Public cloud
  • Private cloud
  • Hybrid cloud
  • Cloud storage
  • Eventual consistency
  • Data durability

image This chapter delves into the increasingly popular and important topic of the cloud. The chapter starts by defining the cloud at a high level and then gets into more detail. Because the concepts of cloud computing can represent a significant mindset change for many people, you'll get hands-on with some of the most popular cloud services available, including spinning up virtual machines (VMs) as well as object stores in the public cloud.

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