This concise, jargon-free volume fully explains the state-of-the-
Using an approach that assumes no prior knowledge, noted systems developer Lars Nielsen describes the most vital fundamentals of Cloud Computing - that powerful approach to enterprise systems by which today's smart organizations cut costs while still maintaining access to all the digital capacity they need.
Nielsen explains tested, effective strategies for maximizing the latest Cloud Computing tools and economies, putting them to work for your organization. He also provides a vivid snapshot of the major industry players, surveys current trends in the Cloud marketplace, and lays out vital issues of Cloud security.
This new edition incorporates coverage of Amazon Elastic MapReduce and PowerShell, Google BigQuery and Google SQL, IBM Platform Symphony, Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Big Data, Microsoft's HDInsight, and much more.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Bestselling author/consultant Lars Nielsen has more than 30 years experience as a developer and systems administrator for a number of FORTUNE 500 companies. His books include A Simple Introduction to Data Science and Computing: A Business History. Nielsen lives in Amsterdam.
Introduction * The Basics * Technology and Business Fundamentals * Amazon Web Services (AWS) - Including Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR), RedShift - a Data Warehouse Solution Bringing Analytics “To the Masses,” - and PowerShell * IBM Cloud Services - Including IBM Platform Symphony for Breakthrough Hadoop Results and Optimal MapR Implementation * Microsoft and the Cloud – Including HDInsight for Big Data * Google and the Cloud - Including BigQuery for Gaining Real-Time Big Data Insights, Google Compute Engine for Quickly Crunching Big Data, and Google SQL * Red Hat - Including Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Big Data, OpenShift and Other Goodies * Cloud in a Box – The Pre-Fab Track to a Robust Private Cloud * Apple and Other Purveyors of Consumer Cloud Services * VMware, Cetas, EMC, Greenplum, The Pivotal Initiative and Big Data * Hewlett-Packard, Oracle/Sun Microsystems, Cisco Systems, Virtual Computing Environment Coalition/Acadia, Rackspace and GoGrid * Cloud Security, the Need for Data Loss Prevention (DLP), And Various Other Fun Stuff
EDITIONS AND PRICING
The Little Book of Cloud Computing, 2013 Edition is available in paperback ($12.95) and eBook editions for both Amazon's Kindle and Barnes & Noble's NOOK ($4.95). Published by New Street Communications, LLC.
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