Tricky Business

Cloud Implementation Practices


This chapter is about the technical side of cloud applications. It discusses implementing applications and services that are to be deployed on clouds. The chapter emphasizes Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) implementations, although much of the material applies also to Platform as a Service (PaaS) implementations. The approach is high-level, discussing architecture rather than code strategies. The strategies also apply to building Software as a Service (SaaS) applications for cloud deployment but not specific strategies, such as multitenancy, for SaaS. In addition, public clouds are assumed. Private and community implementers will also benefit from the material here, although ...

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