Introduction to Cloud Computing Architecture
The Cloud Computing Architecture is a broad and comprehensive modern concept, which includes the possibility to use the cloud to store large amounts of various data and applications, and providing them on demand, it is also the use of storage internet applications, as for example e-mails, it is the seamless access to powerful hardware, servers, storage and software technologies offered by datacenters without embedding significant investment to own infrastructure, software and hardware.
The clouds are classified by location and by offered services. By location they can be:
- Private - cloud which is build and exclusively used by a single organization.
- Public - cloud hosted by cloud service providers.
- Hybrid - combines both public and private cloud models.
As for the offered services, the clouds can be:
- Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) - which offer the storage and database hosting;
- Platform as a service (PaaS) - which offer a development platform;
- Software as a service (SaaS) - which offer a complete ready-to-use application.
The best way to visualize the introduction to Cloud computing architecture is to create diagrams and schematics representing what is a cloud computing and how it works. For their design, we recommend to use a powerful ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software supplied with Cloud Computing Diagrams solution from the Computers and Network area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
Example 1. Introduction to Cloud Computing Architecture - Cloud Computing Stack
Cloud Computing Diagrams Solution provides for your choice wide variety of useful drawing tools, 4 libraries with a number of various ready-to-use vector icons, objects and colorful clipart, and also collection of professionally designed samples and examples which can become a beautiful source of inspiration for you.
Example 2. Cloud Computing Types
All libraries objects are vector, so you can resize them without loss of quality, change their color to make your diagrams and charts more interesting, bright and attractive.
All samples are available at your disposal at ConceptDraw STORE, you can apply them as is, or open in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM to change some details and then successfully use them at your work and science activity.
Example 3. Cloud Computing Architecture
The diagrams you see on this page were created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software using the tools of Cloud Computing Diagrams Solution for ConceptDraw Solution Park. They are the good introduction to Cloud computing architecture. An experienced user spent 5-10 minutes creating each of them.
Use the Cloud Computing Diagrams Solution for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software to create your own professional looking Cloud Computing Architecture diagrams and schemes quick, easy and effective.
All source documents are vector graphic documents. They are available for reviewing, modifying, or converting to a variety of formats (PDF file, MS PowerPoint, MS Visio, and many other graphic formats) from the ConceptDraw STORE. The Cloud Computing Diagrams Solution is available for all ConceptDraw DIAGRAM users.
TEN RELATED HOW TO's:
Create your own flow charts of data processing systems using the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Cross-Functional Flowcharts solution from the Business Processes area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
This is a flowchart of a data processing system combining manual and computerized processing to handle accounts receivable, billing, and general ledger.
Picture: Account Flowchart Stockbridge System. Flowchart Examples
If you need to describe some process, diagramming is a perfect tool for almost any imaginable purpose. The set of the most commonly used flow charts symbols is quite wide and includes symbols for operations, processes, data inputs and outputs. You can see the full list of all the symbols used for flowcharting in Flowcharts solution from Diagrams area in ConceptDraw Solution Park.
A flow chart is often used for visual representation of a sequential process flow. The flowchart approach to any process is to divide it into some sequential actions. What makes a flow chart so popular and clear to make out is the set of standard flowchart symbols that has the same reading independently from processes described with their applying. The current drawing represents the vector library containing the pack of standard flowchart symbols. This library is supplied with ConceptDraw Flowcharts solution.
Picture: Flow Chart Symbols
Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD) is the world-known way to show the logical structure of databases in visual manner. The best software tool for drawing Entity-Relationship Diagram is ConceptDraw DIAGRAM vector graphics software with Entity-Relationship Diagram (ERD) solution from Software Development area which gives the ability to describe a database using the Entity-Relationship model. The vector graphic diagrams produced using this solution can be successfully used in whitepapers, presentations, datasheets, posters, or any technical materials.
Picture: Entity-Relationship Diagram
This sample was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software using the UML Deployment Diagram library of the Rapid UML Solution from the Software Development area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
This sample shows the work of the ATM (Automated Teller Machine) banking system that is used for service and performing of the banking transactions using ATMs. System engineers can use comprehensive UML diagrams solution.
Picture: UML Deployment Diagram Example - ATM SystemUML diagrams
Data flow diagrams are the graphical tool, used in the visualization of data flow of some data processing systems. It is the valuable process modeling tool. Also designing DFD is the important component of the initial part of any information system development project. The standard symbols are used to represent the interaction of a system components and how various kinds of components influence on data flow. The ConceptDraw Data Flow Diagrams solution is design to assist professional software engineers in making DFDs according to Gane and Sarson, and Yourdon and Coad notations.
Do you imagine yourself as a successful IT specialist? To your mind, they all use data flow diagram examples to learn and to get inspired. Aren’t you still with us?
Picture: Data Flow Diagram Examples
In general, you can use any icons to represent network equipment on a diagram. However, there are some icons, for instance, Cisco icons, shapes, stencils and symbols, that are recognizable worldwide. Using those icons you can create Cisco network topology diagrams in minutes and share them anywhere.
The icons depicting Cisco network equipment are recognized and generally applied as standard images for designing network diagrams. They are free to used , but can not be reworked. Cisco network diagrams are created to depict how signals processed on the network equipment and end-user computers and how data transfer through LAN or WLAN between nodes. The vector graphic library of ConceptDraw CISCO Network Diagrams solution includes about 90 icons of Cisco network equipment for designing computer network diagrams with ConceptDraw DIAGRAM.
Picture: Cisco Network Topology. Cisco icons, shapes, stencils and symbols
What is a computer network? This is a set of devices and systems that are connected to each other (logically or physically) and communicate with each other. This could include servers, computers, phones, routers, and so on. The size of this network can reach the size of the Internet, and can consist of only two devices connected by a cable.
This sample shows the connection scheme of the home WLAN equipment to the Internet.
Picture: Diagram of a Basic Computer Network. Computer Network Diagram Example
Drawing the network diagrams is a complex process which requires a lot of efforts, time and artistic abilities. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM offers the Network Layout Floor Plans Solution from the Computer and Networks Area with variety of predesigned network components for drawing network layout floor plans in minutes.
Picture: Network Components
In order to be successful, you have to promote your business on the market. One of the ways for planning this promotion is to create a social media DFD Flowchart which will contain all the details of your business strategy. Social media is a very influential tool, and it's a mistake to ignore it.
The following flowchart represents a best way to estimate social media posts, and gives a strategy of responses. This flowchart is designed in the format of cross-functional flowchart. With this format, we can divide the process into three distinct phases. This approach helps to generate well-considered and balanced response on social networks activities. Using ConceptDraw solution for Social Media Response, your reaction to social media posts will positively mirror the values and mission of your business.
Picture: How to Create a Social Media DFD Flowchart
How to describe the necessity of using network security devices and visually illustrate this information? Now, it's very easy thanks to the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Network Security Diagrams Solution from the Computer and Networks Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
Picture: Network Security Devices