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Apache CloudStack Cloud Computing

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Learn
  • Learn about the technicalities behind the setting up of clouds and providing IT infrastructure as a service using the leading open source cloud platform, CloudStack
  • Take advantage and learn about the open source technology, CloudStack
  • Install, configure, and add resources to CloudStack and manage them
  • Configure different types of hypervisors and add hosts, storage, networks, and create a logical segregation of your data centre(s) to manage it (or them) easily
  • Learn about the various types of network configuration and how to provide network as a service in cloud with different types of networking service
  • Organize secure access in the cloud and learn about the importance of role-based access mechanisms in the cloud
  • Extend and troubleshoot CloudStack as well as optimizing the resource usage and thus reducing costs

 

About

Cloud computing is changing the way IT is delivered in enterprises around the world. The world’s leading open source cloud computing platform, Cloudstack, helps you implement a cloud computing service in your enterprise or set up an infrastructure as a service (IaaS) offering for your customers.

With "Apache Cloudstack Cloud Computing", learn the leading open source cloud computing platform in an easy step-by-step approach, from understanding the basics of setting up an infrastructure as a service cloud to actual deployment scenarios and extensibility features of CloudStack.

"Apache Cloudstack Cloud Computing" will help you learn how to create, manage, and automate the provisioning, decommissioning, and other tasks of your IT infrastructure resources and manage your data centre(s). Add IT infrastructure resources like storage, network resources, and hosts to CloudStack to manage the entire data centre and logically segregate the resources to help better manage and provide policy-based user access to the cloud.

Then the book will show you how to deploy the CloudStack environment in a highly available fashion and deploy your own IT resources, such as VMs, in a highly available scenario to prevent downtime and non-interrupted service.

Features
  • Install, deploy, and manage a cloud service using CloudStack
  • Step-by-step instructions on setting up and running the leading open source cloud platform CloudStack
  • Set up an IaaS cloud environment using CloudStack

 

Page Count 294
Course Length 8 hours 49 minutes
ISBN 9781782160106
Date Of Publication 16 May 2013

Authors

Navin Sabharwal

Navin Sabharwal is an innovator, as well as a leader, author, and consultant in areas of Cloud Computing, Cloud Lifecycle Management, and Software Product Development. He has been involved in identifying white spaces in areas of Information Technology and creating innovative products and services. He has taken ideas from their inception to revenue generation. He has taken some of his ideas to develop innovative award winning products and solutions in the areas of Cloud Lifecycle Management, IT infrastructure management, IT processes, reporting analytics, and governance. He works for HCL Technologies Infrastructure Services Division and leads the Automation and Cloud Computing Practice.

Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar holds a postgraduate degree in Information Technology from the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Gwalior, India. He has been working on cloud-based technologies since the beginning of his career. 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. He has worked extensively with open source technologies in the Cloud Computing space and on the Apache CloudStack platform.

He has also co-authored another book on Cloud Computing which is self-published on Amazon.com and Createspace.