Join David Rivers for an in-depth discussion in this video Releasing data using the wave approach, part of Cloud Computing First Look (2012).
A wave approach is often used by organizations when moving to a new operating system for …example, IT departments will migrate groups in waves until everyone is upgraded. …With the wave approach to migrating to the cloud, you'll be releasing your data to the …cloud in waves or phases. And this gives you the opportunity to test the waters where you'll …learn if the solution you signed up for is what you were expecting and is the vendor …the right one for you. …So you'll begin by releasing your smallest and least important data to the cloud. Now …you might not see a real jump in performance right away here because this is the data you …likely don't access as often as your more important data.…
If you're not satisfied with the end result you can now take corrective action. So this …might mean changing up services or even changing up your service provider altogether. …Now once things start working the way you need them to, you can start to add more important …data. Now you'll begin to see improved performance and you can continue to release the rest of …
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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