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Cloud Computing Explained

by Simon Allardice

This is a practical, pragmatic introduction to Cloud Computing: how best to think about it, and how to recognize where and when to use it—whether that’s for yourself, your team, your organization, or your clients.

What you'll learn

This is a practical, pragmatic introduction to Cloud Computing: how best to think about it, and how to recognize where and when to use it—whether that’s for yourself, your team, your organization, or your clients. You'll discover the most important ideas and concepts, make sense of the jargon—from SaaS and PaaS to public, private and hybrid clouds—and explore the marketplace of Cloud vendors and solutions.

About the author

Simon is Creative Director and Principal Author at Pluralsight. With over three decades of software development experience, he's programmed in every discipline: from finance to transportation, nuclear reactors to game development. Prior to joining Pluralsight, Simon was the principal developer author at lynda.com. His first video course released back in 2002: since then, his popular courses have been viewed by hundreds of thousands of developers. His current focus is both on the new — the latest... more

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