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Cloud Computing Networking

Theory, Practice, and Development, 1st Edition

By Lee Chao

Auerbach Publications

507 pages | 547 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9781482254815
pub: 2015-08-20
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Cloud computing is the most significant technology transformation since the introduction of the Internet in the early 1990s. As more and more companies and educational institutions plan to adopt a cloud-based IT infrastructure, today’s job market requires IT professionals who understand cloud computing and have hands-on experience developing cloud-based networks. Cloud Computing Networking: Theory, Practice, and Development covers the key networking and system administration concepts as well as the vital hands-on skills you need to master cloud technology.

This book is designed to help you quickly get started in deploying cloud services for a real-world business. It provides detailed step-by-step instructions for creating a fully functioning cloud-based IT infrastructure using the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. In this environment, you can develop cloud services collaboratively or individually. The book enhances your hands-on skills through numerous lab activities. In these lab activities, you will learn to

  • Implement the following services in a cloud environment: Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, and Certificate Services
  • Configure Windows Server so it can route IP traffic
  • Implement IP Security Policy and Windows Firewall with Advanced Security tools
  • Create a point-to-site connection between Microsoft Azure and a local computer
  • Create a site-to-site connection between Microsoft Azure and an on-premises network
  • Develop a hybrid cloud that integrates Microsoft Azure with a private cloud created on a local network

Cloud Computing Networking: Theory, Practice, and Development includes numerous examples, figures, and screen shots to help you understand the information. Each chapter concludes with a summary of the major topics and a set of review questions. With this book, you will soon have the critical knowledge and skills to develop and manage cloud-based networks.

Table of Contents

Overview on Cloud and Networking

Objectives

Introduction

Networks

Network Operating Systems

Network Architecture

Activity 1.1: Preparing for Hands-on Activities

Summary

Review Questions

Network Protocols

Objectives

Introduction

Application Layer Protocols

Transport Layer Protocols

Internet Layer Protocols

Network Interface Layer Protocols

Network Protocol Graph

Activity 2.1: Exploring Windows Server 2012

Activity 2.2: Viewing IP Configuration in Command Prompt Window

Activity 2.3: Viewing Protocols with Network Monitor

Summary

Review Questions

Network Concepts and Design

Objectives

Introduction

Network Types

IP Addressing

Activity 3.1: Implementing Simple Network

Summary

Review Questions

Network Directory Services

Objectives

Introduction

Active Directory Logical Structure

Active Directory Design

Active Directory Implementation

Active Directory Deployment

Activity 4.1: Active Directory Domain Services

Summary

Review Questions

Dynamic Host Service and Name Service

Objectives

Introduction

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

Domain Name System

Activity 5.1: Network Services

Summary

Review Questions

Networking with Windows PowerShell

Objectives

Introduction

Windows PowerShell

Networking with PowerShell

Microsoft Azure PowerShell

Activity 6.1: Networking with Windows PowerShell

Activity 6.2: Using Microsoft Azure PowerShell

Summary

Review Questions

Internet Data Transaction Protection

Objectives

Introduction

Secure Sockets Layer

Certificate Services

Enabling SSL

Certificates on Microsoft Azure

Activity 7.1: Certificate Services

Summary

Review Questions

Internet Protocol Security

Objectives

Introduction

TCP/IP-Related Security Issues

IP Security

Creating and Using IP Security (IPSec)

Activity 8.1: IPSec Implementation with IP Security Policy

Activity 8.2: IPSec Implementation with Windows Firewall with Advanced Security

Summary

Review Questions

Routing and Remote Access Service

Objectives

Introduction

Routing

Network Address Translation

Routing and Remote Access Service

Summary

Activity 9.1: Routing

Activity 9.2: NAT

Review Questions

Virtual Private Network

Objectives

Introduction

Virtual Private Network Architecture

VPN Tunneling

VPN Security

Remote Accessing on Microsoft Azure

Activity 10.1: Point-to-Site Connection between Microsoft Azure and Local Computer

Activity 10.2: Site-to-Site Connection between Microsoft Azure and Cross-Premises Network

Summary

Review Questions

Hybrid Cloud

Objectives

Introduction

Hybrid Cloud Solution

Hybrid Cloud Technology

System Center Virtual Machine Manager

Activity 11.1: Developing Hybrid Cloud with System Center 2012 R2

Summary

Review Questions

About the Author

Dr. Lee Chao is currently a professor of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics division at the University of Houston, Victoria, Texas. He received his PhD from the University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming. He has been teaching IT courses for over 20 years. His current research interests are database system development and cloud computing. He is also the author of more than a dozen research articles and books in various areas of IT.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS070050
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Manufacturing Industries
BUS101000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Project Management
COM021000
COMPUTERS / Database Management / General
COM032000
COMPUTERS / Information Technology
COM051230
COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / General