To help readers understand virtualization and cloud computing, this book is designed to cover the theories and concepts enough to understand the cutting-edge technology. Meanwhile, in this book, the reader can gain hands-on skills on VMware Cloud Suite to create a private cloud. With the academic support from VMware, readers can use the VMware supported software to create various virtualized IT infrastructures sophisticated enough for various sized enterprises. Then, the virtualized IT infrastructure can be made available to an enterprise through the private cloud services.
Table of Contents
Overview. Directory Services. Virtualization. Virtualized IT Infrastructure Management. Networking in Virtualized IT Infrastructure. Network Shared Storage. High Availability Implementation. Creating and Managing Template and vApp. Enterprise Computing Resource Management. Chapter: Securing Private Cloud Recourse. Private Cloud with vCloud Director.
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.