Architecting for the cloud
Cloud Computing has come of age and is now the platform of choice for many mainstream services and applications. Software companies no longer need to make a deep investment in order to prototype an idea. Instead, they can quickly and easily spin up infrastructure in the Cloud for their needs. Better yet, they pay a nominal fee for this flexibility. As a developer or architect that wants to leverage this opportunity, you will undoubtedly have questions. What does it take to architect a reliable, scalable Cloud-based service? How does this differ from datacenter-based architectures? Should I stick with one vendor or opt for a Hybrid Cloud? Are Cloud deployments secure? What challenges will I face in migrating my applications from my data center to the Cloud? What are key best practices, anti-patterns and gotchas? Come learn from pioneering practitioners.