Hybrid Cloud For Dummies

Author: Judith Hurwitz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118235003
Release Date: 2012-05-09
Genre: Computers

Choose the right combination of public, private, and data center resources to empower your business Hybrid clouds are transforming the way that organizations do business. This handy guide helps you find out what this new cloud deployment model is all about. You'll get down- to-earth information about cloud technology, questions to consider, and how to plan and deliver your move to a hybrid environment. Constructing the cloud — learn the basic concepts of the hybrid cloud from both a technical and business perspective Delivering cloud services — dive deeper into the actual foundational elements of the hybrid cloud Identifying business value — determine your hybrid cloud needs based on your business objectives Unified hybrid environments — find out what it means to create a computing environment that brings elements of the data center together with public and private cloud services Making it work — examine the steps you need to take to make this new architectural approach work — including security, governance, data, integration, monitoring, and more Get your ticket to the cloud — tips on how to talk to cloud providers and plan for the service you choose Open the book and find: Different cloud deployment models and what differentiates a hybrid cloud from other cloud models The impact of the hybrid cloud on cloud delivery models Why service orientation matters in a hybrid cloud Ways to develop and deploy applications in a hybrid world Guidance in finding the right hybrid cloud service providers Security and governance in a hybrid model The role of workload optimization in hybrid environments Learn to: Recognize the benefits and challenges of a hybrid cloud Efficiently deliver and manage cloud services Understand the impact of emerging cloud standards Protect customer data with sound security practices

Hybrid Cloud For Dummies

Author: Judith Hurwitz
Publisher: For Dummies
ISBN: 1118127196
Release Date: 2012-06-05
Genre: Computers

Choose the right combination of public, private, and data center resources to empower your business Hybrid clouds are transforming the way that organizations do business. This handy guide helps you find out what this new cloud deployment model is all about. You'll get down- to-earth information about cloud technology, questions to consider, and how to plan and deliver your move to a hybrid environment. Constructing the cloud — learn the basic concepts of the hybrid cloud from both a technical and business perspective Delivering cloud services — dive deeper into the actual foundational elements of the hybrid cloud Identifying business value — determine your hybrid cloud needs based on your business objectives Unified hybrid environments — find out what it means to create a computing environment that brings elements of the data center together with public and private cloud services Making it work — examine the steps you need to take to make this new architectural approach work — including security, governance, data, integration, monitoring, and more Get your ticket to the cloud — tips on how to talk to cloud providers and plan for the service you choose Open the book and find: Different cloud deployment models and what differentiates a hybrid cloud from other cloud models The impact of the hybrid cloud on cloud delivery models Why service orientation matters in a hybrid cloud Ways to develop and deploy applications in a hybrid world Guidance in finding the right hybrid cloud service providers Security and governance in a hybrid model The role of workload optimization in hybrid environments Learn to: Recognize the benefits and challenges of a hybrid cloud Efficiently deliver and manage cloud services Understand the impact of emerging cloud standards Protect customer data with sound security practices

Hybrid Cloud For Dummies

Author: Judith Hurwitz
Publisher: For Dummies
ISBN: 1118127196
Release Date: 2012-06-05
Genre: Computers

Choose the right combination of public, private, and data center resources to empower your business Hybrid clouds are transforming the way that organizations do business. This handy guide helps you find out what this new cloud deployment model is all about. You'll get down- to-earth information about cloud technology, questions to consider, and how to plan and deliver your move to a hybrid environment. Constructing the cloud — learn the basic concepts of the hybrid cloud from both a technical and business perspective Delivering cloud services — dive deeper into the actual foundational elements of the hybrid cloud Identifying business value — determine your hybrid cloud needs based on your business objectives Unified hybrid environments — find out what it means to create a computing environment that brings elements of the data center together with public and private cloud services Making it work — examine the steps you need to take to make this new architectural approach work — including security, governance, data, integration, monitoring, and more Get your ticket to the cloud — tips on how to talk to cloud providers and plan for the service you choose Open the book and find: Different cloud deployment models and what differentiates a hybrid cloud from other cloud models The impact of the hybrid cloud on cloud delivery models Why service orientation matters in a hybrid cloud Ways to develop and deploy applications in a hybrid world Guidance in finding the right hybrid cloud service providers Security and governance in a hybrid model The role of workload optimization in hybrid environments Learn to: Recognize the benefits and challenges of a hybrid cloud Efficiently deliver and manage cloud services Understand the impact of emerging cloud standards Protect customer data with sound security practices

Cloud Computing For Dummies

Author: Judith Hurwitz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470597422
Release Date: 2010-01-19
Genre: Computers

The easy way to understand and implement cloud computing technology written by a team of experts Cloud computing can be difficult to understand at first, but the cost-saving possibilities are great and many companies are getting on board. If you've been put in charge of implementing cloud computing, this straightforward, plain-English guide clears up the confusion and helps you get your plan in place. You'll learn how cloud computing enables you to run a more green IT infrastructure, and access technology-enabled services from the Internet ("in the cloud") without having to understand, manage, or invest in the technology infrastructure that supports them. You'll also find out what you need to consider when implementing a plan, how to handle security issues, and more. Cloud computing is a way for businesses to take advantage of storage and virtual services through the Internet, saving money on infrastructure and support This book provides a clear definition of cloud computing from the utility computing standpoint and also addresses security concerns Offers practical guidance on delivering and managing cloud computing services effectively and efficiently Presents a proactive and pragmatic approach to implementing cloud computing in any organization Helps IT managers and staff understand the benefits and challenges of cloud computing, how to select a service, and what's involved in getting it up and running Highly experienced author team consults and gives presentations on emerging technologies Cloud Computing For Dummies gets straight to the point, providing the practical information you need to know.

Rethinking Enterprise Storage

Author: Marc Farley
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 9780735679474
Release Date: 2013-08-15
Genre: Computers

Use a Hybrid Cloud solution - combining cloud storage with on-premise storage - and help dramatically decrease costs while increasing scalability and agility. This book offers focused, concise insights on technical considerations, benefits, and tradeoffs, so you can begin planning for implementation. Explains, in both practical and strategic terms, how a new enterprise storage model can solve multiple challenges Delivers focused insights on architecture, access, backups, snapshots, data redundancy as a service, dedupes, capacity, data lifecycles, storage tiering, archiving, externalized blobs, storage consolidation, compression, bandwidth, and privacy and security planning The author is an expert for cloud storage technologies and is well known in the networking technologies community

Windows Azure Hybrid Cloud

Author: Danny Garber
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118749746
Release Date: 2013-08-19
Genre: Computers

An essential resource for implementing and managing a cloud infrastructure in Azure Serving as a critical resource for anyone responsible for strategizing, architecting, implementing or managing a cloud infrastructure, this book helps you understand what is hybrid IT and how it's applicable (and inevitable) in today's world of emerging cloud. The team of authors focus on the Microsoft concept of a private/public cloud, deploying a private cloud fabric, deploying services, and building a private cloud, as well as integrating it with Microsoft's public cloud to create a cross-premises or public cloud. Looks at why hybrid IT is important to a business and what benefits a business can expect by adopting hybrid cloud Examines a cloud management platform and discusses why it is necessary Walks you through the different kinds of solutions for IT problems that may arise Places a focus on considerations for ensuring resiliency, availability, and scalability when designing hybrid solutions to prevent system failure and data loss Covers optimizing the performance of the hybrid cloud as well as using tools that help you monitor and manage the performance of the hybrid cloud Windows Azure Hybrid Cloud helps you gain a better understanding of the hybrid IT environments, why those clouds should be implemented, and how they impact business.

Hybrid Cloud Management with Red Hat CloudForms

Author: Sangram Rath
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781785286438
Release Date: 2015-08-27
Genre: Computers

Build, manage, and control an open hybrid cloud infrastructure using Red Hat CloudForms About This Book Understand the infrastructure management capabilities through monitoring and tracking techniques Control the hybrid cloud infrastructure using policies and define actions based on events and conditions Learn to view and use trends in the hybrid setup to perform capacity planning and optimization Who This Book Is For If you are an existing Red Hat administrator who is new to Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure and would like to manage and deploy Hybrid clouds, then this book is for you. Red Hat Linux administration experience is assumed. What You Will Learn Install and configure Red Hat CloudForms 3.1 in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack platform Add Amazon EC2 and OpenStack as Cloud providers and adding VMware as an infrastructure provider Provision an EC2 instance Manage lifecycle of virtual machines and instances Create custom domains, namespaces, classes, schemas, instances, and invoke automation workflows Monitor and gather intelligence information about the Hybrid Cloud environment Get to know about supported APIs that can be used to integrate third-party systems with Red Hat CloudForms In Detail The increasing adoption of the Cloud has led to enterprises having a heterogeneous IT environment that consists of both private and public cloud infrastructures, and in most cases existing virtualized infrastructures as well. As building and managing such a diverse IT infrastructure is a major challenges, Red Hat CloudForms provides a unified, consistent, and comprehensive management platform. With features like cloud intelligence dashboard, self-service portal, lifecycle management, policy-based governance, quotas, capacity management, monitoring and reporting, Red Hat CloudForms lets you manage your hybrid cloud infrastructure from a single pane of glass. This book will equip you with a hands-on approach on how to build a hybrid cloud environment and then manage, control, and gain operational insights into it. The book starts by showing you how to install and configure Red Hat CloudForms, and add infrastructure and cloud providers to build the hybrid cloud environment. Next, you will learn to provision virtual machines and instances to these platform providers, and manage and control the lifecycle of these resources. You will also get to know about automating provisioning. Moving on, you'll get to grips with the management of resources using policies, events, conditions, and actions. You'll also learn to monitor these resources from a single pane of glass. Finally, the book covers viewing capacity and utilization trends to optimize the overall hybrid cloud infrastructure, and also introduces you to supported APIs. By end of the book, you will be able to deploy and use Red Hat CloudForms. Style and approach This book is an easy-to-follow guide that explains all topics in a sequential manner, building upon each other to finally create and manage the Hybrid Cloud environment.

The Enterprise Cloud

Author: James Bond
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781491907856
Release Date: 2015-05-19
Genre: COMPUTERS

Despite the buzz surrounding the cloud computing, only a small percentage of organizations have actually deployed this new style of IT—so far. If you're planning your long-term cloud strategy, this practical book provides insider knowledge and actionable real-world lessons regarding planning, design, operations, security, and application transformation. This book teaches business and technology managers how to transition their organization's traditional IT to cloud computing. Rather than yet another book trying to sell or convince readers on the benefits of clouds, this book provides guidance, lessons learned, and best practices on how to design, deploy, operate, and secure an enterprise cloud based on real-world experience. Author James Bond provides useful guidance and best-practice checklists based on his field experience with real customers and cloud providers. You'll view cloud services from the perspective of a consumer and as an owner/operator of an enterprise private or hybrid cloud, and learn valuable lessons from successful and less-than-successful organization use-case scenarios. This is the information every CIO needs in order to make the business and technical decisions to finally execute on their journey to cloud computing. Get updated trends and definitions in cloud computing, deployment models, and for building or buying cloud services Discover challenges in cloud operations and management not foreseen by early adopters Use real-world lessons to plan and build an enterprise private or hybrid cloud Learn how to assess, port, and migrate legacy applications to the cloud Identify security threats and vulnerabilities unique to the cloud Employ a cloud management system for your enterprise (private or multi-provider hybrid) cloud ecosystem Understand the challenges for becoming an IT service broker leveraging the power of the cloud

Hybrid Cloud for Architects

Author: Alok Shrivastwa
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781788627986
Release Date: 2018-02-23
Genre: Computers

Build your own hybrid cloud strategy with this comprehensive learning guide. Key Features Build a hybrid cloud strategy for your organization with AWS and OpenStack Leverage Hybrid Cloud to design a complex deployment pipeline Learn to implement security and monitoring best practices with real-world examples Book Description Hybrid cloud is currently the buzz word in the cloud world. Organizations are planning to adopt hybrid cloud strategy due to its advantages such as untested workloads, cloud-bursting, cloud service brokering and so on. This book will help you understand the dynamics, design principles, and deployment strategies of a Hybrid Cloud. You will start by understanding the concepts of hybrid cloud and the problems it solves as compared to a stand-alone public and private cloud. You will be delving into the different architecture and design of hybrid cloud. The book will then cover advanced concepts such as building a deployment pipeline, containerization strategy, and data storage mechanism. Next up, you will be able to deploy an external CMP to run a Hybrid cloud and integrate it with your OpenStack and AWS environments. You will also understand the strategy for designing a Hybrid Cloud using containerization and work with pre-built solutions like vCloud Air, VMware for AWS, and Azure Stack. Finally, the book will cover security and monitoring related best practices that will help you secure your cloud infrastructure. By the end of the book, you will be in a position to build a hybrid cloud strategy for your organization. What you will learn Learn the demographics and definitions of Hybrid Cloud Understand the different architecture and design of Hybrid Cloud Explore multi-cloud strategy and use it with your hybrid cloud Implement a Hybrid Cloud using CMP / Common API’s Implement a Hybrid Cloud using Containers Overcome various challenges and issues while working with your Hybrid Cloud Understand how to monitor your Hybrid Cloud Discover the security implications in the Hybrid Cloud Who this book is for This book is targeted at cloud architects, cloud solution providers, DevOps engineers, or any working stakeholder who wants to learn about the hybrid cloud architecture. A basic understanding of public and private cloud is desirable.

An Architectural and Practical Guide to IBM Hybrid Integration Platform

Author: Carsten Börnert
Publisher: IBM Redbooks
ISBN: 9780738442266
Release Date: 2017-01-12
Genre: Computers

In order to remain competitive in today's world, companies need to be able to integrate internally and externally by connecting sensors, customers and partners with the information in their systems of record. In short, they need to integrate with everything. This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes how IBM Application Integration Suite and IBM Messaging portfolio can be used to satisfy the needs of core hybrid integration use cases, accelerating companies in their digital transformation journey. All concepts are explained within the context of these use cases: Joining the API economy Improving productivity Refactoring for innovation The target audience for this book is cloud and integration architects and specialists who are implementing hybrid integration solutions.

Establishing a Secure Hybrid Cloud with the IBM PureApplication Family

Author: Amit P. Acharya
Publisher: IBM Redbooks
ISBN: 9780738441252
Release Date: 2016-02-08
Genre: Computers

This IBM® Redbooks® publication takes you on a hybrid cloud journey with IBM PureApplication® System and PureApplication Service: from the what, over the why, and to the how. We outline the needs for a hybrid PureApplication cloud and we describe how to build a strategy. We provide advice about the components, including security. Through use cases, we define the need and the strategy for a hybrid cloud implementation with IBM PureApplication System, Software, or Service. The target audience for this book varies from anyone who is interested in learning more about a true hybrid cloud solution from IBM to strategists, IT architects, and IT specialists who want an overview of what is required to build a hybrid cloud with IBM PureApplication family members.

Software Architecture for Big Data and the Cloud

Author: Ivan Mistrik
Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann
ISBN: 9780128093382
Release Date: 2017-06-12
Genre: Computers

Software Architecture for Big Data and the Cloud is designed to be a single resource that brings together research on how software architectures can solve the challenges imposed by building big data software systems. The challenges of big data on the software architecture can relate to scale, security, integrity, performance, concurrency, parallelism, and dependability, amongst others. Big data handling requires rethinking architectural solutions to meet functional and non-functional requirements related to volume, variety and velocity. The book's editors have varied and complementary backgrounds in requirements and architecture, specifically in software architectures for cloud and big data, as well as expertise in software engineering for cloud and big data. This book brings together work across different disciplines in software engineering, including work expanded from conference tracks and workshops led by the editors. Discusses systematic and disciplined approaches to building software architectures for cloud and big data with state-of-the-art methods and techniques Presents case studies involving enterprise, business, and government service deployment of big data applications Shares guidance on theory, frameworks, methodologies, and architecture for cloud and big data

Consulting For Dummies

Author: Bob Nelson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118051912
Release Date: 2011-01-31
Genre: Business & Economics

Consulting For Dummies, 2nd Edition includes a reorganization and narrower focus of the topic, with new or updated information that delves into the specifics of running your own consulting business. There is greater emphasis on the business of consulting, along with financial and legal issues involved in setting up a consulting business, deepening coverage of consulting proposals, and entirely new chapters on higher-level consulting issues that more-established consultants are demanding.

IBM Private Public and Hybrid Cloud Storage Solutions

Author: Larry Coyne
Publisher: IBM Redbooks
ISBN: 9780738456843
Release Date: 2018-04-26
Genre: Computers

This IBM® RedpaperTM publication takes you on a journey that surveys cloud computing to answer several fundamental questions about storage cloud technology. What are storage clouds? How can a storage cloud help solve your current and future data storage business requirements? What can IBM do to help you implement a storage cloud solution that addresses these needs? This paper shows how IBM storage clouds use the extensive cloud computing experience, services, proven technologies, and products of IBM to support a smart storage cloud solution designed for your storage optimization efforts. Clients face many common storage challenges and some have variations that make them unique. It describes various successful client storage cloud implementations and the options that are available to meet your current needs and position you to avoid storage issues in the future. IBM CloudTM Services (IBM Cloud Managed Services® and IBM SoftLayer®) are highlighted as well as the contributions of IBM to OpenStack cloud storage. This paper is intended for anyone who wants to learn about storage clouds and how IBM addresses data storage challenges with smart storage cloud solutions. It is suitable for IBM clients, storage solution integrators, and IBM specialist sales representatives.

Hybrid Cloud Integration and Monitoring with IBM WebSphere Cast Iron

Author: Andre R Araujo
Publisher: IBM Redbooks
ISBN: 9780738437606
Release Date: 2012-12-13
Genre: Computers

Cloud computing is fast emerging as a new consumption and delivery model for IT solutions. Two distinct cloud patterns have evolved. Private clouds are custom cloud applications that are on premise to companies. Public clouds are owned and managed by a service provider and are delivered on a pay-per-use basis. Although the debate between the use of private versus public cloud continues, the industry is moving ever faster toward a hybrid solution. Hybrid clouds address the integration of traditional IT environments with one or more clouds, private and public. IBM® WebSphere® Cast Iron® along with the IBM Tivoli® Service Management Extensions for Hybrid Cloud supports the integration of private and public clouds.The Service Management Extensions for Hybrid Cloud supports the following scenarios: Provisioning hybrid cloud resources Monitoring hybrid cloud resources Governing and managing workloads that use hybrid cloud resources Provisioning users from LDAP to IBM LotusLiveTM This IBM Redbooks® publication is intended for application integrators, integration designers, and administrators evaluating or using IBM WebSphere Cast Iron. In addition, executives, business leaders, and architects who are looking for a way to integrate cloud applications with their on-premise applications are shown how WebSphere Cast Iron can help to resolve their integration challenges. The book helps you gain an understanding of hybrid cloud use cases, and explains how to integrate cloud and on-premise applications quickly and simply.