Whether you are just getting your feet wet in cloud infrastructure or already creating complex systems, this book aims at describing patterns that can be used to fit your system needs.The initial patterns will cover some basic processes such as maintaining and storing backups as well as handling redundancy. The book will then take you through patterns of high availability. Following this, the book will discuss patterns for processing static and dynamic data and patterns for uploading data. The book will then dive into patterns for databases and data processing. In the final leg of your journey, you will get to grips with advanced patterns on Operations and Networking and also get acquainted with Throw-away Environments.