Cloud Adoption Essentials: Cloud Architecture Basics


Let’s talk cloud architecture. This episode, A Cloud Guru Senior Community Training Architect Scott Pletcher walks us through the reasons companies decide to migrate to the cloud. We explore the difference between public cloud, private cloud, and multicloud, breaking down common migration approaches – and why virtualization and containerization are often part of a cloud adoption. While the decisions we make when building things in the cloud are plentiful and require years of practice, you’ll walk away from this episode with an understanding of the key concepts that will be valuable when building your cloud adoption business case.

0:00 – Introduction
0:55 – Episode outline
1:14 – Architectural motivations to cloud
6:22 – Cloud strategies
8:43 – Cloud migration approaches
11:05 – Virtualization and Containerization
15:09 – Episode summary

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