gRPC: Up and Running
Get a comprehensive understanding of gRPC fundamentals through real-world examples. With this practical guide, you'll learn how this high-performance interprocess communication protocol is capable of connecting polyglot services in microservices architecture, while providing a rich framework for defining service contracts and data types.
Complete with hands-on examples written in Go, Java, Node, and Python, this book also covers the essential techniques and best practices to use gRPC in production systems. Authors Kasun Indrasiri and Danesh Kuruppu discuss the importance of gRPC in the context of microservices development. ...
Architecting for Scale, 2nd Edition
Every day, companies struggle to scale critical applications. As traffic volume and data demands increase, these applications become more complicated and brittle, exposing risks and compromising availability. With the popularity of software as a service, scaling has never been more important.
Updated with an expanded focus on modern architecture paradigms such as microservices and cloud computing, this practical guide provides techniques for building systems that can handle huge quantities of traffic, data, and demand—without affecting the quality your customers expect. Architects, managers, and directors in engineering and operations organizations will learn how to build applications at scale that run more smoothly and reliably to meet the needs of customers.
Learn how scaling affects the availability of your services, why that matters, and how to improve it; Dive into a modern service-based application architecture that ensures high availability and reduces the effects ...
Microsoft Azure Sentinel
Microsoft's cloud-based Azure Sentinel helps you fully leverage advanced AI to automate threat identification and response - without the complexity and scalability challenges of traditional Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions. Now, three of Microsoft's leading experts review all it can do, and guide you step-by-step through planning, deployment, and daily operations. Leveraging in-the-trenches experience supporting early customers, they cover everything from configuration to data ingestion, rule development to incident management... even proactive threat hunting to disrupt attacks before you're exploited.
Three of Microsoft's leading security operations experts show how to: Use Azure Sentinel to respond to today's fast-evolving cybersecurity environment, and leverage the benefits of its cloud-native architecture; Review threat intelligence essentials: attacker motivations, potential targets, and tactics, techniques, and procedures; Explore Azure Sentinel compo ...
Explore the modern market of data analytics platforms and the benefits of using Snowflake computing, the data warehouse built for the cloud.
With the rise of cloud technologies, organizations prefer to deploy their analytics using cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform. Cloud vendors are offering modern data platforms for building cloud analytics solutions to collect data and consolidate into single storage solutions that provide insights for business users. The core of any analytics framework is the data warehouse, and previously customers did not have many choices of platform to use.
Snowflake was built specifically for the cloud and it is a true game changer for the analytics market. This book will help onboard you to Snowflake, present best practices to deploy, and use the Snowflake data warehouse. In addition, it covers modern analytics architecture and use cases. It provides use ...
Hands On Google Cloud SQL and Cloud Spanner
Discover the methodologies and best practices for getting started with Google Cloud Platform relational services - CloudSQL and CloudSpanner.
The book begins with the basics of working with the Google Cloud Platform along with an introduction to the database technologies available for developers from Google Cloud. You'll then take an in-depth hands on journey into Google CloudSQL and CloudSpanner, including choosing the right platform for your application needs, planning, provisioning, designing and developing your application.
Sample applications are given that use Python to connect to CloudSQL and CloudSpanner, along with helpful features provided by the engines. You''ll also implement practical best practices in the last chapter. Hands On Google Cloud SQL and Cloud Spanner is a great starting point to apply GCP data offerings in your technology stack and the code used allows you to try out the examples and extend them in interesting ways.
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Programming C# 8.0
C# is undeniably one of the most versatile programming languages available to engineers today. With this comprehensive guide, you'll learn just how powerful the combination of C# and .NET can be. Author Ian Griffiths guides you through C# 8.0 fundamentals and techniques for building cloud web, and desktop applications.
Designed for experienced programmers, this book provides many code examples to help you work with the nuts and bolts of C#, such as generics, LINQ, and asynchronous programming features. You'll get up to speed on .NET Core and the latest C# 8.0 additions, including asynchronous streams, nullable references, pattern matching, default interface implementation, ranges and new indexing syntax, and changes in the .NET tool chain.
Discover how C# supports fundamental coding features, such as classes, other custom types, collections, and error handling; Learn how to write high-performance memory-efficient code with .NET Core's Span and Memory types; Query and proce ...
Cloud Native Transformation
In the past few years, going cloud native has been a big advantage for many companies. But it's a tough technique to get right, especially for enterprises with critical legacy systems. This practical hands-on guide examines effective architecture, design, and cultural patterns to help you transform your organization into a cloud native enterprise - whether you're moving from older architectures or creating new systems from scratch.
By following Wealth Grid, a fictional company, you'll understand the challenges, dilemmas, and considerations that accompany a move to the cloud. Technical managers and architects will learn best practices for taking on a successful company-wide transformation.
Cloud migration consultants Pini Reznik, Jamie Dobson, and Michelle Gienow draw patterns from the growing community of expert practitioners and enterprises that have successfully built cloud native systems. You'll learn what works and what doesn't when adopting ...
Applying traditional spend management processes to the cloud will lead to companies losing control of costs and interrupting innovation. Whether you're new to managing cloud spend or a seasoned pro, this book will clarify the often misunderstood workings of cloud billing. You'll learn expert strategies for creating a culture of cloud cost management.
Drawing on real-world examples of successes and failures of large-scale cloud spenders, this book outlines a road map for building a culture of Cloud FinOps in your organization. Beginning with fundamental cloud billing concepts, tech execs, finance teams, DevOps leaders, and FinOps practitioners will learn how to build an efficient and effective FinOps machine.
Learn how the cloud works when it comes to financial management; Set up a FinOps team and build a framework for making spend efficiency a priority; Examine the anatomy of a cloud bill and learn how to manage it; G ...
Beginning Kubernetes on the Google Cloud Platform
Use this beginner's guide to understand and work with Kubernetes on the Google Cloud Platform and go from single monolithic Pods (the smallest unit deployed and managed by Kubernetes) all the way up to distributed, fault-tolerant stateful backing stores.
You need only a familiarity with Linux, Bash, and Python to successfully use this book. Proficiency in Docker or cloud technology is not required. You will follow a learn-by-doing approach, running small experiments and observing the effects.
Google open sourced Kubernetes in 2015 and now it is the industry standard in container orchestration. It has been adopted by all leading vendors of cloud on-prem, and hybrid infrastructure services: Microsoft (Azure AKS), Amazon (AWS EKS), IBM (IBM Cloud Kubernetes Services), Alibaba Cloud (ACK), RedHat (OpenShift), and Pivotal (PKS). Even though Kubernetes is offered by all of the market-leading cloud providers, the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) ...
Oracle High Availability, Disaster Recovery, and Cloud Services
Work with Oracle database's high-availability and disaster-management technologies. This book covers all the Oracle high-availability technologies in one place and also discusses how you configure them in engineered systems and cloud services.
You will see that when you say your database is healthy, it is not limited to whether the database is performing well on day-to-day operations; rather it should also be robust and free from disasters. As a result, your database will be capable of handling unforeseen incidents and recovering from disaster with very minimal or zero downtime. Oracle High Availability, Disaster Recovery, and Cloud Services explores all the high-availability features of Oracle database, how to configure them, and best practices.
After you have read this book you will have mastered database high-availability concepts such as RAC, Data Guard, OEM 13c, and engineered systems (Oracle Exadata x6/x7 and Oracle Database Appliance).
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Beginning Azure IoT Edge Computing
Use a step-by-step process to create and deploy your first Azure IoT Edge solution.
Modern day developers and architects in today's cloud-focused world must understand when it makes sense to leverage the cloud. Computing on the edge is a new paradigm for most people. The Azure IoT Edge platform uses many existing technologies that may be familiar to developers, but understanding how to leverage those technologies in an edge computing scenario can be challenging.
Beginning Azure IoT Edge Computing demystifies computing on the edge and explains, through concrete examples and exercises, how and when to leverage the power of intelligent edge computing. It introduces the possibilities of intelligent edge computing using the Azure IoT Edge platform, and guides you through hands-on exercises to make edge computing approachable, understandable, and highly useful.
Through user-friendlydiscussion you will not only understand how to build edge solutions, but also when to build them. By e ...