Microsoft Private Cloud Computing

Author: Aidan Finn
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118283309
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Learn the foundation of cloud computing and how to build your own Microsoft private cloud Written by a team of expert authors who are MVPs and leaders in their respective fields, this one-of-a-kind book is an essential resource for IT administrators who are responsible for implementing and managing a cloud infrastructure. You’ll quickly learn how cloud computing offers significant cost savings while also providing new levels of speed and agility. Serving as a how-to guide, Microsoft Private Cloud Computing walks you through building a secure, internal cloud and delivering it as a service to your company using Microsoft Windows Server Hyper-V and Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012. Walks you through the entire process: understanding cloud computing, understanding the Microsoft concept of a private 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 Discusses fabric management with System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 2012 Examines how to provide network and storage with VMM 2012 Looks at the VMM library configuration Discusses private cloud and cloud service management with Microsoft App Controller Microsoft Private Cloud Computing is a must-have comprehensive resource that covers all aspects of implementing a private cloud.

Microsoft Private Cloud Computing

Author: Aidan Finn
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118251474
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Provides information on creating a secure, internal cloud using Microsoft Windows Server Hyper-V and Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012.

Test Drive the Microsoft Private Cloud

Author: Ron Carswell
Publisher: Cengage Learning Trade
ISBN: 1285874463
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Annotation TEST DRIVE THE MICROSOFT PRIVATE CLOUD instructs future network administrators how to effectively implement and maintain the Microsoft Private Cloud with a balance of conceptual expertise and hands-on skills. The book prepares readers to implement cloud computing solutions within their own network environments. TEST DRIVE THE MICROSOFT PRIVATE CLOUD begins with a conceptual foundation and by the last chapter, readers will have learned to put in place a high-availability cluster to support a Microsoft Private Cloud. Clear learning objectives, case projects, and hands-on exercises further reinforce readers' understanding of private cloud computing. Successive chapters help refine key skills readers need to implement private cloud stations using Microsoft technologies, including Windows Server 2012 R2, Hyper-V virtualization, System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager, and System Center 2012 R2 Application Manger. Readers learn to use the Virtual Machine manager to work with library resources, to implement virtual networks, to configure storage, to create private clouds, and to deploy virtual machines. With the Application Manager, readers learn to deploy and access virtual machines in the private cloud. With PowerShell scripts, readers learn to manage the private cloud. TEST DRIVE THE MICROSOFT PRIVATE CLOUD teaches readers the private cloud computing skills they will need now and in the future.

Guide to Supporting Microsoft Private Clouds

Author: Ron Carswell
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133703666
Format: PDF
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GUIDE TO SUPPORTING MICROSOFT PRIVATE CLOUDS instructs future network administrators how to effectively implement and maintain Microsoft private clouds with a balance of conceptual expertise and hands-on skills. Ideal for your server administration course, this text prepares students to work with large providers, such as Amazon, Microsoft, and Google, as well as implement smaller scale cloud computing solutions within their own network environments. GUIDE TO SUPPORTING MICROSOFT PRIVATE CLOUDS begins with a conceptual foundation and by the last chapter, students have completed over 75 lab activities as they learn to put in place a high-availability cluster to support a Microsoft private cloud. Clear learning objectives, review questions, case projects, and complete instructor support further reinforce student understanding of cloud computing. Successive chapters help refine key skills students need to implement private cloud stations using Microsoft technologies, including Windows Server 2008 R2, Hyper-V virtualization, Virtual Machine Manager, Self-Service Portal, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), Storage Server, Failover Cluster Manager, and Windows PowerShell. To encourage teamwork, lab activities are designed for three-member teams who share private cloud stations consisting of three networked servers. Rely on GUIDE TO SUPPORTING MICROSOFT PRIVATE CLOUDS to teach your students the private cloud computing skills they will need now and in the future. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Windows Azure Hybrid Cloud

Author: Danny Garber
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111874974X
Format: PDF
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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.

Enterprise Cloud Strategy

Author: Barry Briggs
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 1509301992
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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How do you start? How should you build a plan for cloud migration for your entire portfolio? How will your organization be affected by these changes? This book, based on real-world cloud experiences by enterprise IT teams, seeks to provide the answers to these questions. Here, you’ll see what makes the cloud so compelling to enterprises; with which applications you should start your cloud journey; how your organization will change, and how skill sets will evolve; how to measure progress; how to think about security, compliance, and business buy-in; and how to exploit the ever-growing feature set that the cloud offers to gain strategic and competitive advantage.

Microsoft System Center Cloud Management with App Controller

Author: Keith Mayer
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 073568491X
Format: PDF
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Part of a series of specialized guides on System Center - this book focuses on using AppController to manage virtual machines and services across private and public clouds. Series editor Mitch Tulloch and a team of System Center experts provide concise technical guidance as they step you through key configuration and management tasks.

Microsoft System Center

Author: David Ziembicki
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 073568314X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Part of a series of specialized guides on System Center - this book provides focused drilldown on managing servers. Led by series editor Mitch Tulloch, a team of System Center experts step you through key technical scenarios and management tasks.

Exam Ref 70 246

Author: Orin Thomas
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 0133966437
Format: PDF, Docs
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Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-246–and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of monitoring and operating a private cloud based on Microsoft System Center 2012 R2. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSE level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Configure data center process automation Deploy resource monitoring Monitor resources Configure and maintain service management Manage configuration and protection This Microsoft Exam Ref: Organizes its coverage by objectives for Exam 70-246 Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you Requires experience with Windows Server, System Center 2012, security, high availability, fault tolerance, and networking in an enterprise environment, and basic skills with SQL Server, Windows PowerShell, and application configuration