Moving To The Cloud: Developing Apps in the New World of Cloud Computing by Dinkar SitaramMoving To The Cloud: Developing Apps in the New World of Cloud Computing by Dinkar Sitaram

Moving To The Cloud: Developing Apps in the New World of Cloud Computing

byDinkar Sitaram, Geetha ManjunathEditorDinkar Sitaram

Paperback | December 1, 2011

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Moving to the Cloudprovides an in-depth introduction to cloud computing models, cloud platforms, application development paradigms, concepts and technologies. The authors particularly examine cloud platforms that are in use today. They also describe programming APIs and compare the technologies that underlie them. The basic foundations needed for developing both client-side and cloud-side applications covering compute/storage scaling, data parallelism, virtualization, MapReduce, RIA, SaaS and Mashups are covered. Approaches to address key challenges of a cloud infrastructure, such as scalability, availability, multi-tenancy, security and management are addressed. The book also lays out the key open issues and emerging cloud standards that will drive the continuing evolution of cloud computing.



  • Includes complex case studies of cloud solutions by cloud experts from Yahoo! , Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Adobe and HP Labs
  • Presents insights and techniques for creating compelling rich client applications that interact with cloud services
  • Demonstrates and distinguishes features of different cloud platforms using simple to complex API programming examples
Chief Technologist, Hewlett Packard, Systems Technology and Software Division, Bangalore, India. He is responsible for new product and technology development with a focus on storage systems, self-healing and automated management. Dr. Sitaram is also responsible for University Relations, and Innovation activities at HP. He earned the Ph...
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Title:Moving To The Cloud: Developing Apps in the New World of Cloud ComputingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:468 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:December 1, 2011Publisher:Syngress PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1597497258

ISBN - 13:9781597497251

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Infrastructure as a Service

Chapter 3: Platform as a Service

Chapter 4: Application as a Service

Chapter 5: Paradigms for Developing Cloud Applications

Chapter 6: Addressing the Cloud Challenges

Chapter 7: Security

Chapter 8: Managing the Cloud Infrastructure

Chapter 9: Related Technologies

Chapter 10: Future trends and Research Directions

Editorial Reviews

"This book provides an excellent overview of all the transformations that are taking place around Cloud Computing"  - Dr. Prith Banerjee, Senior Vice President of Research and Director, HP Labs