Cloud computing for beginners

Anyone looking to understand cloud basics , here you go…

What is Cloud computing ?

Providing service and infrastructure over the internet to end user.

Why do we need Cloud computing ?

Cloud computing is here for a while , since the evolution of technology began in late 2000’s , many private players in IT industries started investing in the cloud. The major giants in current cloud industry are AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, among these three, “AWS” leads the league in current times.

One of the major reason for IT industries getting migrated to cloud is initial cheaper investment, least maintenance, efficiency in data storage and transfer with industry standard end to end encryption.

SME’s which are looking for investment and migration for cloud , major players in industries offers exciting free plans and with zero or least investment , small and medium enterprises can migrate without any technical glitches.

How did name “Cloud” evolved ?

Cloud Architecture

“Virtualization” , is a cloud computing …

Dividing or distributing hardware resources into multiple logical units that can be consumed by end user without much of cost and heavy lifting.

Virtualization provides opportunities for novices a chance to experience of actual environment by running it on a shared or existing hardware.

Cloud computing categories

  1. Infrastructure as a service (IaaS)
  2. Platform as a service (Paas)
  3. Software as a service (Saas)
  4. Function as a service (Faas) (New to cloud)
  5. Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) : All aspect's of infrastructure (Network, virtual servers, public and private IP address)
  6. Platform as a service (Paas): This will promote/help front-end and back-end teams to build applications by providing platform support.
  7. Software as a service (Saas): This service helps end users to use a software without investing on it , rather use it as subscribers.
  8. Function as a service (Faas) (New to cloud) : This can also be called “Serverless computing”, this help end user to execute a piece of code on the fly without worrying about provision of actual servers.

“ I hope this writing gives a basic understanding of Cloud. Please do share with others if you like it “.

Technical Specialist