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Learn
  • Understand what the cloud is
  • Install vCloud Director and vCloud Director Appliance
  • Connect your existing vSphere infrastructure to vCloud Director
  • Create organizations and virtual datacenters
  • Create and use vApp templates
  • Use vApp networks to isolate environments
  • Use org networks to connect environments, and enable Firewall and NAT
  • Get information on how to find additional help and support
  • Hands on, real life, configuration of vCloud environments
About

The cloud is the next step forward in IT technology and most Enterprises are already following suit. The cloud enables self-service via a web interface, reducing the management overhead and has amazing possibilities for production and development environments.

Knowing about the cloud will open up new possibilities for anyone interested in IT.

Everyone is talking about the cloud, so join in  the discussion by learning how to create your own demo environment. See how the cloud can be used to reduce VM deployment time and create isolated and fenced environments inside your cloud.

With "Instant VMware vCloud Starter" we look at the cloud in general, the vCloud Director installation and configuration, as well as template and networking configuration using step-by-step instructions and explanations taking you from theory to practical knowledge.

You will be able to create templates and reuse them to rapidly deploy a complete environment. The other main topic we will be exploring is vCloud Networking, enabling you to configure complex network solutions, from multi-tiered application networks to full isolated development environments.

You will learn everything you need to know about the vCloud to start exploring the vCloud by yourself. This book is a first step into a bigger world.

Features
  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
  • Deploy and operate a VMware vCloud in your own demo kit
  • Understand the basics about the cloud in general and why there is such a hype
  • Build and use templates to quickly deploy complete environments
  • Define and use vCloud internal networks to isolate environments
  • Easy to follow instructions, explanations, and practical tips
Page Count 76
Course Length 2 hours 16 minutes
ISBN 9781849689977
Date Of Publication 22 Feb 2013

Authors

Daniel Langenhan

Daniel Langenhan is a Virtualisation expert with formidable skills in Architecture, Design and Implementation for large multi-tier systems. His experience and knowledge of process management, enterprise-level storage, Linux and Windows operation systems has made him and his business a highly sought after international consultancy in the Asia-Pacific and European regions for multinational clientele in the areas of Finance, Communication, Education and Government. Daniel has been working with VMware products since 2002 and is directly associated with VMWare since 2008. His proven track record of successful integrations of Virtualisation into different business areas while minimizing cost and maximizing reliability and effectiveness of the solution for his clients.

Currently, Daniel is operating in the Europe and Asia-Pacific region with his company vLeet GmbH and Melbourne Business Boosters Pty Ltd.

Daniel's expertise and practical approach to VMWare has resulted in the publication of the following books:

  • Instant VMware vCloud Starter, Packt Publishing
  • VMware View Security Essentials, Packt Publishing
  • VMware vCloud Director Cookbook, Packt Publishing
  • VMware vRealize Orchestrator Cookbook, Packt Publishing
  • VMware vRealize Orchestrator Essentials, Packt Publishing

He has also lent his expertise to many other publishing projects as a Technical Editor.