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By Michael J. Kavis

Cloud computing is all of the rage, bearing in mind the supply of computing and garage skill to a various group of end-recipients. although, ahead of you could pick out a cloud version, you want to be certain what the perfect cloud carrier version is to your company. supporting you narrow via the entire haze, Architecting the Cloud is seller impartial and courses you in making the most severe expertise judgements that you're going to face: choosing the right cloud carrier model(s) in response to a mixture of either enterprise and know-how requirements.

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The company is able to scale at amazing levels* while controlling costs and reducing the risks of downtime. It also feels that the cloud is the wave of the future and leveraging the cloud will attract the best talent: It will help foster a competitive environment for cloud service providers, which will help keep innovation high and prices dropping. We chose to be pioneers in this transition so we could leverage our investment as we grow, rather than to double down on a model we expect will decline in the industry.

Like utilities such as electricity or water, virtual infrastructure is a metered service that costs money when it is powered on and in use, but stops accumulating costs when it is turned off. In summary, IaaS provides virtual data center capabilities so service consumers can focus more on building and managing applications and less on managing data centers and infrastructure. There are several IaaS vendors in the marketplace and too many to name in this book. The most mature and widely used IaaS cloud service provider is Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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