Learn how to set up a project in Google Compute Engine with Packt’s new eBook.

November 2013 | Open Source, Web Development

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book Instant Google Compute Engine, a step-by-step guide to installing and using Google Compute Engine. The eBook and Kindle versions are available for $12.74.

About the Author :
Alexander Papaspyrou is strongly focussed on distributed computing and cloud Infrastructure. With rockstarengineering.com, he provides consultancy on IT infrastructure efforts and the stress field between technological, regulatory, and standardization challenges. He also helped to create the Open Cloud Computing Interface family of specifications, that gained momentum with implementations in major cloud middleware stacks such as OpenNebula and OpenStack, and uptake in platform frameworks such as CompatibleOne.

Google Compute Engine allows developers and administrators to provide new machines for development, testing, quality assurance, and production in an on-the-spot manner, without having to host hardware.

Instant Google Compute Engine provides the information that is necessary in learning to operate a cloud infrastructure in a cost-efficient way. It shows readers how to utilize the power of one of the largest Infrastructure-as-a-Service providers. With this book, developers will learn everything they need to know to deliver high quality services on cloud technology, with a low cost.

This guide will will help the user manage virtual machines from the command line and the Web UI, handle ephemeral and persistent data, migrate within the Google infrastructure and build fault-tolerant applications within Google Compute Engine.

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 focuses on practicality, recognising that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. Packt’s digitally-focused business model allows them to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas.



Instant Google Compute Engine
A quick guide to managing and operating your personal Cloud infrastructure using Google Compute Engine

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/google-compute-engine/book




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