Cloud Essentials+ Journey – Shared Responsibility

Although it goes without saying, especially these days; when it comes to information technology infrastructure and data, security is paramount. That goes for both on-premises infrastructure and data, as well as cloud-hosted. I want to dive more into the cloud side of this thought. People have been running workloads, applications, and services in private, on-premisesContinue reading “Cloud Essentials+ Journey – Shared Responsibility”

Cloud Essentials+ Journey – Cloud Deployment Models

Most recently in this series, we took a look at the different available cloud service models of Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). At a high level, the cloud service models describe what is being delivered to consumers. In this post, we’ll explore cloud deploymentContinue reading “Cloud Essentials+ Journey – Cloud Deployment Models”

Cloud Essentials+ Journey – Cloud Service Models

So far in this series, we have covered a definition of the cloud and gone through the various cloud characteristics. In this post, we will get into the different ways cloud services can be delivered or consumed. These are known as the different cloud service models. Cloud service models describe what specifically is being deliveredContinue reading “Cloud Essentials+ Journey – Cloud Service Models”

Cloud Essentials+ Journey – Cloud Characteristics

Like I had stated in the introductory post for this series, I had thought the cloud was really just someone else’s data center, and that’s it. So, if I’m hosting someone’s applications in my data center, I’m the cloud, right? Well…maybe. While hosting of data and applications is big piece to the puzzle, there isContinue reading “Cloud Essentials+ Journey – Cloud Characteristics”

Cloud Essentials+ Journey – The Beginning

Much of my career has been focused on network administration and network engineering. I won’t say that I have ever specialized in any one given aspect of network engineering, but I will say that I have gotten the most enjoyment out of routing and switching. I think the reasoning behind that is that many high-levelContinue reading “Cloud Essentials+ Journey – The Beginning”