Build and manage your CloudStack environment using Packt's new Book and eBook

June 2013 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the publication of Apache CloudStack Cloud Computing, a comprehensive guide to effectively using the leading open source cloud computing platform. This book is available in print, eBook, Kindle and select library formats. The print book comes in at over 294 pages and is competitively priced at $44.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $22.94.

About the authors:
Navin Sabharwal : Navin works for HCL Technologies Infrastructure Services Division and leads the Automation and Cloud Computing Practice. He is a leader, author, and consultant in the areas of Cloud Computing, Cloud Lifecycle Management, and Software Product Development.

Ravi Shankar : A postgraduate from the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Ravi has worked extensively with open source technologies in the Cloud Computing space and on the Apache CloudStack platform. He has been involved in development and implementation of Private Cloud as well as Hybrid Cloud. He has also worked on public clouds such as Amazon web services.

CloudStack is open source cloud computing software for creating, managing, and deploying infrastructure cloud services. It uses existing hypervisors such as KVM, vSphere, and XenServer/XCP for virtualization. In addition to its own API, CloudStack also supports the Amazon Web Services API.

Apache CloudStack Cloud Computing is an indispensable manual that will help users understand the basics of setting up an infrastructure as a service cloud to actual deployment scenarios and the extensibility features of CloudStack. This guide contains all the information needed to install, configure, and add resources to CloudStack and manage them. It will show developers how to deploy a highly available CloudStack environment and deploy their own IT resources, such as VMs, in a highly available scenario to prevent downtime and provide non-interrupted service.

This book consists of the following essential chapters:
Chapter 1: Apache CloudStack Architecture
Chapter 2: Installing Apache CloudStack
Chapter 3: Apache CloudStack Configuration
Chapter 4: Apache CloudStack Networking
Chapter 5: Apache CloudStack Storage
Chapter 6: Service Offerings and Virtual Machines
Chapter 7: Domains, Accounts, Projects, and Users
Chapter 8: High Availability and Scaling
Chapter 9: Extending Apache CloudStack and Performance Tuning

About Packt:
Packt is one of the most prolific and fast-growing tech book publishers in the world. Originally focused on open source software, Packt books focus on practicality, recognising that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. Packt’s digitally-focused business model allows it to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas.

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