Learning Cloud Computing: Monitoring and Operations

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    If you want to keep track of the health, performance, and security of your entire stack running in the cloud, you'll need a monitoring and operations solution—and there are several robust options to choose from. This course explores the features and uses of leading cloud monitoring solutions so you can compare them against the needs of your infrastructure and organization. The first chapter covers the basics of cloud monitoring, including a discussion of governance, short-term analytics, long-term analytics, and cost. Then, instructor David Linthicum previews the latest tools and provides demonstrations of a few notable solutions. He wraps up with a practical set of guidelines and steps you can use to select and plan for the implementation of a cloud monitoring and operations solution.


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      David Linthicum

      Chief Cloud Strategy Officer at Deloitte Consulting, Best Selling Author, and Speaker. Father of Cloud Complexity Management.

      • David Linthicum is the chief cloud strategy officer at Deloitte Consulting.

        David was just named the #1 cloud influencer via a recent major report by Apollo Research. David is a cloud computing thought leader, executive, consultant, author, and speaker. He has been a CTO five times for both public and private companies, and a CEO three times in the last 25 years. Few individuals are true giants of cloud computing, but David's achievements, reputation, and stellar leadership has earned him a lofty position within the industry. It's not just that he is a top thought leader in the cloud computing universe, but he is often the visionary that the wider media invites to offer its readers, listeners, and viewers a peek inside the technology that is reshaping businesses every day. With more than 13 books on computing, more than 5,000 published articles, more than 500 conference presentations, and numerous appearances on radio and TV programs, David has spent the last 20 years leading, showing, and teaching businesses how to use resources more productively and innovate constantly. He has expanded the vision of both startups and established corporations as to what is possible and achievable.

        David is a Gigaom research analyst and writes prolifically for InfoWorld as a cloud computing blogger. David is also a contributor to IEEE Cloud Computing, as well as SearchCloudComputing and SearchAWS from Tech Target. He is quoted in major business publications, including Forbes, Business Week, the Wall Street Journal, and the LA Times. David has appeared on NPR several times as a computing industry commentator, and does a weekly podcast on cloud computing.

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    - [David] Hey guys, welcome to my course Cloud Monitoring and Operations. My name's Dave Linthicum, Cloud computing SME, author, speaker, balistique. And I'm also with the firm Cloud Technology Partners. In this course, we're going to talk about a number of things, including introduction to Cloud monitoring and operations, Cloud monitoring tools, Cloud monitoring demos, so you'll see how they work, as well as picking the Cloud monitoring solution that'll work for you. Additionally, I'll present a process that's foolproof in terms of you rolling out the right Cloud monitoring and operations for you Cloud project and for your enterprise. This technology is very important. It actually makes Clouds work long-term, short-term. This is probably one of the most important courses that you'll take.

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