Cloud & Virtualization

Learning Veeam Backup & Replication for VMware vSphere

Learning Veeam Backup & Replication for VMware vSphere

Veeam Backup & Replication for VMware is a backup and replication solution that provides data protection for virtualized VMware vSphere environments. This powerful and easy-to-use solution helps administrators rest assured that their data is protected, while at the same time retaining the flexibility that virtualization provides. Learni… Read More »

VMware vSphere 5.5 Cookbook

VMware vSphere 5.5 Cookbook

VMware is still the undisputed leader in providing virtualization solutions ranging from server virtualization to storage and network virtualization. VMware vSphere is the industry’s most complete and robust virtualization platform, transforming data centers into dramatically simplified cloud infrastructures. VMware vSphere 5.5 Cookbo… Read More »

Windows Azure Platform

Windows Azure Platform

The Azure Services Platform is a cloud-computing technology from Microsoft. It is composed of four core components – Windows Azure, .NET Services, SQL Services, and Live Services – each with a unique role in the functioning of your cloud service. It is the goal of this book to show you how to use these components, both separately… Read More »

OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook

OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook

Learn how to install and configure all the core components of OpenStack to run an environment that can be managed and operated just like AWS or Rackspace. Master the complete private cloud stack from scaling out compute resources to managing swift services for highly redundant, highly available storage. Practical, real world examples of each… Read More »

Programming for PaaS

Programming for PaaS

Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) is gaining serious traction among web and mobile developers, but as new PaaS providers emerge and existing vendors upgrade their features, it’s hard to keep track of what PaaS has to offer. This thorough introduction takes you through the PaaS model from a developer’s point of view, and breaks down th… Read More »

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 an… Read More »

OpenStack Operations Guide

OpenStack Operations Guide

Design, deploy, and maintain your own private or public Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), using the open source OpenStack platform. In this practical guide, experienced developers and OpenStack contributors show you how to build clouds based on reference architectures, as well as how to perform daily administration tasks. Designed for hor… Read More »

Learning OpenStack Networking (Neutron)

Learning OpenStack Networking (Neutron)

OpenStack provides a rich API that enables users to architect networks, create virtual machines, and scale their application as they see fit. However, it suffered limited network implementations, providing only basic networking through Linux VLANs and iptables. With the arrival of Neutron, you can achieve so much more with OpenStack. Whether… Read More »

VMware vRealize Orchestrator Cookbook

VMware vRealize Orchestrator Cookbook

Through this practical guide, you will gain an understanding of VMware vRealize Orchestrator and its role in the vSphere architecture and automation. You will learn about Orchestrator clusters as well as vRealize Automation integration. A full introduction to using the visual programming tools without needing any additional infrastructure is… Read More »

Microsoft SQL Azure: Enterprise Application Development

Microsoft SQL Azure: Enterprise Application Development

Develop large scale enterprise applications using Microsoft SQL Azure. Understand how to use the various third party programs such as DB Artisan, RedGate, ToadSoft etc developed for SQL Azure. Master the exhaustive Data migration and Data Synchronization aspects of SQL Azure. Includes SQL Azure projects in incubation and more recent developm… Read More »

Microsoft Windows Intune 2.0: Quickstart Administration

Microsoft Windows Intune 2.0: Quickstart Administration

This book takes you through all the steps to plan, set up and maintain Windows Intune and how to manage a group of PCs. The book starts by providing an overview of Cloud Computing and PC Management. The book then dives into topics such as Windows Intune features, signing up for Windows Intune and installing the client software, configuring W… Read More »

Programming Elastic MapReduce

Programming Elastic MapReduce

Although you don’t need a large computing infrastructure to process massive amounts of data with Apache Hadoop, it can still be difficult to get started. This practical guide shows you how to quickly launch data analysis projects in the cloud by using Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR), the hosted Hadoop framework in Amazon Web Services (A… Read More »

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 Cloudstack Cloud Computing,… Read More »

Networking for VMware Administrators

Networking for VMware Administrators

The one-stop guide to modern networking for every VMware® administrator, engineer, and architect. Now that virtualization has blurred the lines between networking and servers, many VMware specialists need a stronger understanding of networks than they may have gained in earlier IT roles. Networking for VMware Administrators fills this cruci… Read More »

Introducing Windows Azure Hdinsight

Introducing Windows Azure Hdinsight

In Introducing Microsoft Azure HDInsight, we cover what big data really means, how you can use it to your advantage in your company or organization, and one of the services you can use to do that quickly-specifically, Microsoft’s HDInsight service. We start with an overview of big data and Hadoop, but we don’t emphasize only conc… Read More »


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