Hardened Cloud Applications
In the previous chapters, we examined the capabilities of two great cloud platforms and did a quick tour of application classifications. In this chapter, we’ll tie it all together by showing you how to host a “hardened” application on the cloud platform. However, before we venture into how to harden the application, let us get a better understanding of why it’s important to harden an application and then review the features of a hardened application.
You have, of course, heard about hardening steel and how it dramatically alters metal characteristics, preparing it for a long life in ...