From the Back Cover
A thorough, down-to-earth look at cloud computing
The chance to lower IT costs makes cloud computing a hot topic, and it's getting hotter all the time. If you want a terra firma take on everything you should know about the cloud, this book is it. Starting with a clear definition of what cloud computing is, why it is, and its pros and cons, Cloud Computing Bible is a wide-ranging and complete reference. You'll get thoroughly up to speed on cloud platforms, infrastructure, services and applications, security, and much more.
Learn what cloud computing is and what it is not
Assess the value of cloud computing, including licensing models, ROI, and more
Understand abstraction, partitioning, virtualization, capacity planning, and various programming solutions
See how to use Google®, Amazon®, and Microsoft® Web services effectively
Explore cloud communication methods IM, Twitter®, Google Buzz, Facebook®, and others
Discover how cloud services are changing mobile phones and vice versa
Explore the cloud with this complete guide
Understand all platforms and technologies
Use Google, Amazon, or Microsoft Web services
About the Author
Barrie Sosinsky is a veteran computer book writer specializing in network systems, databases, design, development, and testing. Among his 35 technical books have been Wiley's Networking Bible and many others on operating systems, Web topics, storage, and application software. He has written nearly 500 articles for computer magazines and Web sites.