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T. GlebSystematic Cloud Migrationhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-7252-7_1

1. Cloud Computing Primer

Taras Gleb1  
Thornhill, ON, Canada

Cloud-native sits top of mind for everyone, but its success rests on the backs of very few.

―André Christ, LeanIX CEO

This chapter introduces fundamental cloud computing concepts, including a short history, to clarify how cloud computing became the next evolutionary step in the information technology. After reading this chapter and studying the materials, you should:
  • Have a good understanding of the cloud computing concepts and building blocks; the essential characteristics, delivery methods, and service models ...

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