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Introduction to Cloud - Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing v5
Introduction to Cloud - Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing v5

Introduction to Cloud - Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing v5

Open Until: 02/22/2024

This CCSKv5 chapter provides an overview of cloud computing, covering the core definitions and concepts. It explores the NIST Cloud Computing model and the cloud architecture stack, including key infrastructure definitions, virtual machines/instances, cloud networks, cloud storage, containers, serverless computing, and the concepts of ephemeral and immutable infrastructure. The chapter also introduces foundational architectural components such as the management plane, IAM, regions and availability zones, and hybrid and multi-cloud environments.

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