vSphere Design Best Practices

vSphere Design Best Practices

vSphere allows you to transform your IT infrastructure into a private cloud, then bridge it to public clouds on-demand, delivering an IT infrastructure as an easily accessible service. vSphere delivers uncompromised control over all IT resources with the highest efficiency and choice in the industry. The book begins…

vSphere Virtual Machine Management

vSphere Virtual Machine Management

A virtual machine (VM) is a software implementation of a machine (a computer) that executes programs like a physical machine. vSphere has clusters of virtual machines that are all interconnected. Virtualization changes everything. Virtual machines have far more functionality than physical servers and are capable of incredible things….

Amazon Web Services For Dummies

Amazon Web Services For Dummies

Create dynamic cloud-based websites with Amazon Web Services and this friendly guide! As the largest cloud computing platform in the world, Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides one of the most popular web services options available. This easy-to-understand guide is the perfect introduction to the Amazon Web Services platform…

Apache CloudStack Cloud Computing

Apache CloudStack Cloud Computing

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…

Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 Cookbook

Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 Cookbook

Real-world methodologies and functioning explanations about the XenDesktop 5.6 architecture and its satellite components used to perform a service-oriented architecture. Learn how to publish desktops and applications to end user devices, optimizing their performance and increasing the general security. Step-by-step guide on how to install and configure the…

Cloud Capacity Management

Cloud Capacity Management

Cloud Capacity Management helps readers in understanding what the cloud, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS are, how they relate to capacity planning and management and which stakeholders are involved in delivering value in the cloud value chain. It explains the role of capacity management for a creator, aggregator, and consumer…

Cloud Management with App Controller

Cloud Management with App Controller

This book serves as an introduction to implementing and managing the hybrid computing solutions using App Controller. It describes the basic concepts, processes, and operations involved in connecting, consuming, and managing resources that are deployed both on and off premises. Each chapter provides a concise, self-contained walkthrough for…

Creating Development Environments with Vagrant

Creating Development Environments with Vagrant

Vagrant is a tool for building complete development environments. With an easy-to-use workflow and focus on automation, Vagrant lowers development environment setup time, increases development / production parity, and makes the “it works on my machine” excuse a thing of the past. “Creating Development Environments with Vagrant” is…

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Heroku: Up and Running

Take full advantage of Heroku’s cloud-based hosting services. This guide takes you through the inner workings of this PaaS platform and delivers practical advice for architecting your application to work as efficiently as possible. You’ll learn best practices for improving speed and throughput, solving latency issues, locating and…

Hyper-V Replica Essentials

Hyper-V Replica Essentials

Enterprises need to make sure that their systems are always up and running no matter what happens. Hyper-V Replica is a free disaster recovery tool in Hyper-V 3.0 that creates and maintains copies of virtual machines (VMs). In the event of a catastrophic loss, an administrator can failover…