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Getting Started with XenDesktop® 7.x

Getting Started with XenDesktop® 7.x

By: Craig Thomas Ellrod

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 22-APR-2014

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Deliver desktops and applications to your end users, anywhere, anytime, with XenDesktop 7.x Build a complete and secure XenDesktop 7 site from the ground up Discover how to virtualize and deliver accessible desktops and applications to your end users Full of clear, step-by-step instructions with screenshots, which will walk you through the entire process of XenDesktop site creation In Detail Citrix is an established name in today's Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) era by virtue of their desktop and application virtualization platforms, with the capability to assign...

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Collaboration with Cloud Computing

Collaboration with Cloud Computing

By: Ric Messier

Publisher: Syngress

Publication Date: 07-APR-2014

Insert Date: 22-APR-2014

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Collaboration with Cloud Computing discusses the risks associated with implementing these technologies across the enterprise and provides you with expert guidance on how to manage risk through policy changes and technical solutions. Drawing upon years of practical experience and using numerous examples and case studies, author Ric Messier discusses: The evolving nature of information security The risks, rewards, and security considerations when implementing SaaS, cloud computing and VoIP Social media and security risks in the enterprise The risks and rewards of allowing...

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Google Compute Engine

Google Compute Engine

By: Marc Cohen; Kathryn Hurley; Paul Newson

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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Learn how to build data-intensive apps that run faster at a lower cost, using Google Compute Engine. Written by Google engineers, this book walks you through Google’s new Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) product. You’ll discover how to leverage Google’s world-class storage and computing technologies to gain unparalleled performance and scalability....

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Building the Infrastructure for Cloud Security: A Solutions View

Building the Infrastructure for Cloud Security: A Solutions View

By: Raghu Yeluri; Enrique Castro-Leon

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

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For cloud users and providers alike, security is an everyday concern, yet there are very few books covering cloud security as a main subject. This book will help address this information gap from an Information Technology solution and usage-centric view of cloud infrastructure security. The book highlights the fundamental technology components necessary to build and enable trusted clouds. Here also is an explanation of the security and compliance challenges organizations face as they migrate mission-critical applications to the cloud, and how trusted clouds, that have their integrity...

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Cloud Bibliography

Cloud Bibliography

By: Safari Content Team

Publisher: Safari Books Online

Publication Date: 29-MAR-2014

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Use this bibliography to master Cloud computing, from the hybrid cloud to virtualization to development tools and environments to security and more. ...

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Creating Composite Application Pattern Models for IBM PureApplication System

Creating Composite Application Pattern Models for IBM PureApplication System

By: Prashanth Bhat; Julian Foster; Mahmoud Galal; Lei He; Andre Tost; Yue Wang

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 22-AUG-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes how IBM PureApplication™ System supports the creation of virtual systems and virtual applications. PureApplication System does so using a pattern model that enables you to take advantage of predefined, pre-configured, and proven middleware topologies and deployments. This book also presents an abstraction level that focuses on functional capabilities and applications, completely encapsulating the underlying middleware. It describes in detail the model and the associated frameworks in PureApplication System, as well as a methodology and approach...

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Managing Security and Compliance in Cloud or Virtualized Data Centers Using IBM PowerSC

Managing Security and Compliance in Cloud or Virtualized Data Centers Using IBM PowerSC

By: Axel Buecker; Fernando Costa; Rosa Davidson; Enrico Matteotti; Geraint North; David Sherwood; Simon Zaccak

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 30-JAN-2013

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IBM® PowerSC provides a security and compliance solution that is optimized for virtualized environments on IBM Power Systems™ servers, running IBM PowerVM® and IBM AIX®. Security control and compliance are some of the key components that are needed to defend the virtualized data center and cloud infrastructure against ever evolving new threats. The IBM business-driven approach to enterprise security used in conjunction with solutions such as PowerSC makes IBM the premier security vendor in the market today. This IBM Redbooks® deliverable helps IT and Security managers, architects, and...

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Availability and Capacity Management in the Cloud

Availability and Capacity Management in the Cloud

By: Daniel McLean

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 20-MAR-2014

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The truth about integrating Cloud services and ITSM Cloud functionality increases flexibility and capacity in IT systems, but it also adds complexity and requires a combination of business, financial and technical expertise to make it work effectively. Moreover, organizations often confuse availability with capacity, and assume incorrectly that using cloud services reduces the need to manage these factors. Lessons from real projects in a narrative format In  Availability and Capacity Management in the Cloud: An ITSM narrative , Daniel McLean’s fictional IT service management...

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VMware ESXi Cookbook

VMware ESXi Cookbook

By: Mohammed Raffic Kajamoideen; Aravind Sivaraman

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2014

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Over 50 recipes to master VMware vSphere administration Understand the concepts of virtualization by deploying vSphere web client to perform vSphere administration Learn important aspects of vSphere including administration, security, performance, and configuring vSphere Management Assistant (VMA) to run commands and scripts without the need to authenticate every attempt VMware ESXi 5.1 Cookbook is a recipe-based guide to the administration of VMware vSphere In Detail VMware ESX and VMware ESXi hypervisors are used for providing the foundation for building and managing a...

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vSphere Virtual Machine Management

vSphere Virtual Machine Management

By: Rebecca Fitzhugh

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 21-MAR-2014

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Create vSphere virtual machines, manage performance, and explore advanced capabilities Create virtual machines using the wizard, cloning, deploying from a template, and using OVF templates Manage multi-tiered applications using vApps Learn how to optimise virtual machine performance and resource allocation In Detail A virtual machine (VM) is a software implementation of a machine (a computer) that executes programs like a physical machine. vSphere has clusters of virtual machines that are all interconnected. Virtualization changes everything. Virtual machines have far...

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VMware Horizon Suite: Building End User Services

VMware Horizon Suite: Building End User Services

By: Paul O’Doherty; Stephane Asselin

Publisher: VMware Press

Publication Date: 24-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 25-MAR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. This is today's only single-source guide to planning, configuring, and implementing VMware Horizon View and seamlessly integrating it into VMware Horizon Suite. Its deep, up-to-date technical content addresses everything you need to consider, from end-user experience changes to support considerations, helping you create a comprehensive solution for providing whatever services your end-users need. Based on the authors' real-world experience deploying virtual desktop technology in many fast-paced, demanding environments, this edition has...

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Handbook of Research on Cloud Infrastructures for Big Data Analytics

Handbook of Research on Cloud Infrastructures for Big Data Analytics

By: Pethuru Raj; Ganesh Deka

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2014

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Clouds are being positioned as the next-generation consolidated, centralized, yet federated IT infrastructure for hosting all kinds of IT platforms and for deploying, maintaining, and managing a wider variety of personal, as well as professional applications and services. Handbook of Research on Cloud Infrastructures for Big Data Analytics focuses exclusively on the topic of cloud-sponsored big data analytics for creating flexible and futuristic organizations. This book helps researchers and practitioners, as well as business entrepreneurs, to make informed decisions and consider appropriate...

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VMware Horizon Workspace Essentials

VMware Horizon Workspace Essentials

By: Peter von Oven; Peter Björk; Joel Lindberg

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 20-MAR-2014

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Use the workspace aggregator to get a unified Workspace that will help you do your job and deliver it to the device of your choice Design, install, and configure a Horizon Workspace infrastructure Deliver a user's workspace to mobile devices such as Android and iOS Easy to follow, step-by-step guide on how to deploy and work with Horizon Workspace In Detail The Horizon suite is VMWare's end user solution suite. VMware Horizon Workspace allows administrators to virtualize operations systems, applications, and user data, and also delivers modern desktops to end users....

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Creating Smart Virtual Appliances with IBM Image Construction and Composition Tool

Creating Smart Virtual Appliances with IBM Image Construction and Composition Tool

By: Greg Hurlebaus; Rashed Ferdous; John Jacobson; Li-Fang Lee; Jarek Miszczyk; Pat Nickel; David Peraza; Moises Romo; Kerry Staples

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 24-JUL-2013

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In a traditional deployment model, software is installed on a physical server, and it is configured for the particular data center environment. The cloud deployment model requires that the dependency on a specific hardware configuration is severed. This IBM® Redbooks® publication guides you through the transition from the traditional application deployment model to the cloud-friendly deployment model. It explains how to achieve these goals by packaging the software stacks into industry standard virtual appliances. A key part of this transition involves using the IBM Image Construction and...

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Adopting IBM PureApplication System V1.0

Adopting IBM PureApplication System V1.0

By: Shivaji D Bhosale; Gabor Gyetvai; Valter Inacio Jr.; Ajay Krishna; Marcelo Mota Manhaes; Eduardo Monich Fronza; Shailendra Tangirala

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 06-MAY-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication introduces users to the concepts of the IBM PureApplication™ System V1.0. This book covers the most common problems, solutions, best practices, and use cases about adopting the IBM PureApplication System V1.0. The target audience for this book is anyone from the IT industry who wants to acquire a better understanding of IBM PureApplication System, including technical consultants, business partners, and independent software vendors who are considering migrating to a cloud computing solution. This book also is applicable to system administrators, middleware...

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Virtualizing Oracle Databases on vSphere

Virtualizing Oracle Databases on vSphere

By: Kannan Mani; Don Sullivan

Publisher: VMware Press

Publication Date: 08-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 08-MAR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Thousands of organizations are virtualizing large-scale Oracle database systems. But, until now, reliable best practices have been hard to find, and database and virtualization professionals have often brought differing and incompatible perspectives to the challenge. Now, there's a comprehensive best practice guide reflecting deep understanding of both Oracle and vSphere, and supported by extensive in-the-field experience with the full spectrum of applications and environments. Combining theory and practice, Virtualizing Oracle Databases...

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Virtualizing SQL Server with VMware: Doing IT Right

Virtualizing SQL Server with VMware: Doing IT Right

By: Michael Corey; Jeff Szastak; Michael Webster

Publisher: VMware Press

Publication Date: 25-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 07-MAR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. For enterprises seeking to drive maximum value out of their IT infrastructures, the next frontier in virtualization is mission-critical applications — especially databases. But squeezing maximum performance out of a virtualized database instance is an art as much as a science. This indispensable start-to-finish guide brings together all the techniques, tips, and insights you’ll need. Drawing on their unsurpassed personal experience, pioneering experts Michael Corey and Jeff Szastak share comprehensive best practices, tips, and insights for...

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Windows Azure Hybrid Cloud

Windows Azure Hybrid Cloud

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Publisher: Wrox

Publication Date: 19-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 04-MAR-2014

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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...

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Instant Getting Started with VMware Fusion

Instant Getting Started with VMware Fusion

By: Michael Roy

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2014

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Learn everything you need to know to get started with VMware Fusion Understand how to keep your Virtual Machine secure See what’s new in VMware Fusion 6 from previous versions Get a quick, concise, and easy introduction to VMWare Fusion In Detail Running Windows on your Mac can seem complicated, but this book will make things easy by showing you how to get the most out of VMware Fusion. Having a virtual copy of Windows on your Mac can let you make a secure backup of your files and run Windows applications, which makes your computer more versatile This book will show...

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VMware vSphere Resource Management Essentials

VMware vSphere Resource Management Essentials

By: Jonathan Frappier

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 19-FEB-2014

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Optimum solutions to help you manage your VMWare vSphere resources effectively Understand the requirements to build a strong virtual foundation and the features that can support your VMware environment Monitor and automate the tools available to make your VMware vSphere environment more efficient Packed with practical methods and techniques that will enhance your resource management in VMware In Detail vSphere is the flagship suit of Server virtualization, cloud deployment, and management. VMware vSphere comes with features that help you prepare a robust foundation to...