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VMware vCloud Director Cookbook

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Learn
  • Make VXLANs work
  • Access isolated vApp networks
  • Fence vApps
  • Import and export vApps
  • Customize VMGuest
  • Use PowerShell, PERL and REST to access the vCloud
  • Load-balance vCloud Cells
  • Whats new in vCloud 5.5 and how to use it
  • Improve your vCloud Design
About

VMware vCloud Director is an enterprise software solution that enables the building of secure, private clouds by pooling together infrastructure resources into virtual data centers. The tool enables self-service via a web interface to reduce the management overhead and offers amazing possibilities for production and development environments. Thus, the tool will ensure efficient management of resources with data center efficiency and business agility.

"VMWare VCloud Director Cookbook" will cover a lot of ground, ranging from easy to complex recipes. It will not only dive into networks, data-stores, and vApps, but also cover vCloud design improvements, troubleshooting, and the vCloud API.

"VMWare VCloud Director Cookbook" is split into different sections, each of which deals with a special topic in vCloud - from networks, to vApps, to storage and design. This book contains over 80 recipes with the difficulty levels ranging from simple to very advanced. You will learn how to automate vCloud easily and quickly with the API, and also learn how to isolate a vApp and still fully access it without risking the network. Design considerations that need to be addressed while deploying the vCloud and more will also be looked into.

"VMWare VCloud Director Cookbook" will make your life as an admin a lot easier by providing you with some good recipes that have been proven to work in small to large enterprises.

Features
  • Learn how to work with the vCloud API
  • Covers the recently launched VMware vCloud Suite 5.5
  • Step-by-step instructions to simplify infrastructure provisioning
  • Real-life implementation of tested recipes, packed with illustrations and programming examples
Page Count 364
Course Length 10 hours 55 minutes
ISBN 9781782177661
Date Of Publication 23 Oct 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.