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Visualizing Google Cloud : 101 Illustrated References for Cloud Engineers and Architects

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Easy-to-follow visual walkthrough of every important part of the Google Cloud Platform

The Google Cloud Platform incorporates dozens of specialized services that enable organizations to offload technological needs onto the cloud. From routine IT operations like storage to sophisticated new capabilities including artificial intelligence and machine learning, the Google Cloud Platform offers enterprises the opportunity to scale and grow efficiently.

In Visualizing Google Cloud: Illustrated References for Cloud Engineers & Architects, Google Cloud expert Priyanka Vergadia delivers a fully illustrated, visual guide to matching the best Google Cloud Platform services to your own unique use cases. After a brief introduction to the major categories of cloud services offered by Google, the author offers approximately 100 solutions divided into eight categories of services included in Google Cloud Platform:



Compute
Storage
Databases
Data Analytics
Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
Application Development and Modernization with Containers
Networking
Security

You'll find richly illustrated flowcharts and decision diagrams with straightforward explanations in each category, making it easy to adopt and adapt Google's cloud services to your use cases. With coverage of the major categories of cloud models-including infrastructure-, containers-, platforms-, functions-, and serverless-and discussions of storage types, databases and Machine Learning choices, Visualizing Google Cloud: Illustrated References for Cloud Engineers & Architects is perfect for every Google Cloud enthusiast, of course. It is for anyone who is planning a cloud migration or new cloud deployment. It is for anyone preparing for cloud certification, and for anyone looking to make the most of Google Cloud. It is for cloud solutions architects, IT decision-makers, and cloud data and ML engineers. In short, this book is for YOU.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 190 x 241 x 15mm | 570g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrated
  • Illustrated
  • 1119816327
  • 9781119816324
  • 75,363

Back cover copy

A VISUAL tour of Google Cloud

Google Cloud offers over 200 products and services to support a wide variety of use cases in the cloud, from routine IT operations like compute and storage to sophisticated capabilities like artificial intelligence and machine learning. That is a lot - even an overwhelming amount -- to handle! Where should you get started? Well...this book has got you covered!

In Visualizing Google Cloud: 101 Illustrated References for Cloud Engineers & Architects, Google Cloud expert Priyanka Vergadia delivers a fully illustrated, visual guide to matching the best Google Cloud services to your use cases. The author offers approximately 100 easy to follow illustrations across five broad categories of Google Cloud services: Infrastructure, storage & databases -- to run & scale applications seamlessly Data Analytics and Machine Learning -- to derive actionable insights from data Networking -- to connect, scale, secure, modernize & optimize the infrastructure Application Development & Modernization -- to build apps using containers and microservices Security -- to protect data, users, and applications in cloud

This book makes Google Cloud technical concepts fun and interesting with a richly illustrated visual explanation of each concept, how it works, and how you can apply it to your business use-case. Whether you are planning a cloud migration, new cloud deployment, or preparing for cloud certification you will find this book a valuable reference. If you are a cloud solutions architect, IT decision-maker, or cloud data or ML engineer, this book is for YOU!
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Table of contents

Acknowledgments vi

About the Author vii

Introduction ix

Chapter 1: Infrastructure 2

Chapter 2: Storage 30

Chapter 3: Databases 44

Chapter 4: Data Analytics 62

Chapter 5: Application Development and Modernization Opening 98

Chapter 6: Networking 134

Chapter 7: Data Science, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence 168

Chapter 8: Security 206
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About Priyanka Vergadia

Priyanka Vergadia has been working with cloud technology for a decade. She holds an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Electronics from India. Now a Developer Advocate at Google Cloud, Priyanka works with companies and cloud architects to solve their most pressing business challenges using cloud computing. She is also an artist and has combined her cloud knowledge with visual storytelling to bring you a unique & concise visual tour of Google Cloud.

"I believe that a picture is worth more than 1000 words."
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