Join David Rivers for an in-depth discussion in this video Additional resources, part of Cloud Computing First Look (2012).
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David also presents an overview of migration and common cloud technologies as you contemplate a move to the cloud, including Google Apps, Microsoft Windows Live, and more. The final chapter outlines how to evaluate the ongoing effectiveness of the cloud for your business.
- Understanding the components and infrastructure of the cloud
- Working with storage and database services
- Understanding the benefits of cloud computing
- Assessing security risks
- Obtaining cloud storage
- Working with Google Apps, Windows Live, iCloud, and more
- Migrating to the cloud
- Training others on cloud use
Skill Level Beginner
1. Cloud Computing Basics
2. Evaluate whether Cloud Computing Is Right for Your Business
3. Explore Cloud Storage
4. Explore Cloud Tools
5. Migrate to the Cloud
Securing data2m 26s
6. Evaluate Cloud Performance in Your Business
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