10 Free Cloud Computing eBooks

10 Free Cloud Computing eBooks

Whether your understanding of cloud computing is clear as a sunny day, or a little foggy, these cloud computing books are sure to teach you something new. These ten free eBooks are provided by every walk of IT professional, cloud computing solution vendors, and industry leaders. Happy reading!

Cloud Computing Made Easy

If the term “cloud computing” sounds confusing, then you’re not alone. Cary Landis and Dan Blacharski explain how cloud computing sounds like a very fuzzy term and aim to describe it in their eBook.

Business in the Cloud

In Business in the Cloud, Michael Hugos and Derek Hulitzky explain the many changes that cloud computing is bringing to technology, organizations, and industry ecosystems. Their book is a tutorial written to help readers understand the potential of the cloud to transform every industry in the years ahead.

Cloud Security and Privacy

Cloud Security and Privacy provides broad coverage of terms and definitions to help both IT and information security professionals. Authors Tim Mather,  Subra Kumaraswamy, and Shahed Latif lay out the basic foundation to allow IT and information security personnel, better implementation of cloud computing services.

Identity in the Age of Cloud Computing

This report by J.D.Lasia, provides some background on cloud computing and gives the reader important insights that emerged from a round table dialogue, held by the Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program. 28 leaders and experts from the ICT, financial, government, academic, and public policy sectors gathered to better understand the implications of cloud computing, and determined suggested policies regarding use.

Cloud Computing Bible

Cloud Computing Bible, by Barrie Sosinsky offers a general introduction to an important topic for a specific audience- technicians, programmers and IT enthusiasts- a go-to guide for cloud computing.

Getting Started with Cloud Computing 

Learn what cloud computing is all about. IBM DeveloperWorks teaches in their free eBook how to run, test and develop applications on the cloud Practice with hands-on exercises.

What is Private Cloud Computing Anyway?

What is private cloud computing? Vendors are racing to deliver private cloud offerings, but there are really only a few “true” cloud solutions available- these free chapters require log-in but are a great resource provided to you by TechTarget.

Cloud Computing, Moving IT Out of the Office

The Chartered Institute For IT provides readers with their cloud computing must have for the office, in, ‘Moving IT Out of the Office’. Chapters define cloud computing and offer suggestions for security while implementing a cloud solution.

Handbook of Cloud Computing

This is truly the type of resource you don’t typically see for free. Editors Borko Furht, and Armando Escalante combine the knowledge of dozens of contributors to offer readers a tried and true cloud computing handbook.

And for those interested in digging deeper:

OpenStack Architecture Design Guide

Openstack offers their free Ebook to those interested in learning cloud architecture. Guide teaches users how to plan, design, and architect cloud properly, taking user’s needs into account and understanding the use cases.