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Cloud Computing Applications for Quality Health Care Delivery

Cloud Computing Applications for Quality Health Care Delivery

By: Anastasius Moumtzoglou; Anastasia Kastania

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2014

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Software applications once held on local computers and servers are beginning to shift to the public Internet sphere, and private health information is no exception. The likelihood of placing once restricted and private health records “in the cloud” is increasing. Cloud Computing Applications for Quality Health Care Delivery focuses on cloud technologies that could affect quality in the healthcare field. Leading experts in this area offer their knowledge and contribute to the demystification of healthcare in the Cloud. This publication will prove to be a useful tool for undergraduate and...

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Mastering Proxmox

Mastering Proxmox

By: Wasim Ahmed

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 14-JUL-2014

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Master Proxmox VE to effectively implement server virtualization technology within your network Learn how to provide big business virtualization technology at small business prices by using Proxmox Walk through every aspect of visualization using Proxmox, from a basic cluster to complex multi-cluster setups A practical, scenario-based guide featuring best practices which will show you everything you need to know to tackle any Proxmox cluster In Detail Proxmox is an open source virtualization management solution for servers. This book starts by guiding you through how to...

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Getting Started with Windows VDI

Getting Started with Windows VDI

By: Andrew Fryer

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 14-JUL-2014

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Create, maintain, and secure scalable and resilient virtual desktops with Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Explore the various parts of the VDI infrastructure such as the broker, web access server, and virtualization host Provide access for remote workers via any supported device Using a step-by-step approach, quickly grasp the complexities of VDI and learn to deploy its features In Detail This easy-to-follow introduction guide brings together all of the knowledge required to build a successful Virtual Desktop project that is secure, scalable, and highly...

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IBM PowerVM Enhancements What is New in VIOS 2.2.3

IBM PowerVM Enhancements What is New in VIOS 2.2.3

By: Guillermo Corti; Sylvain Delabarre; Ho Jin Kim; Ondrej Plachy; Marcos Quezada; Gustavo Santos

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 22-MAY-2014

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IBM® Power Systems™ servers coupled with IBM PowerVM® technology are designed to help clients build a dynamic infrastructure, helping to reduce costs, manage risk, and improve service levels. IBM PowerVM delivers industrial-strength virtualization for IBM AIX®, IBM i, and Linux environments on IBM POWER® processor-based systems. IBM PowerVM V2.2.3 is enhanced to continue its leadership in cloud computing environments. Through the chapters of this IBM Redbooks® publication, you will learn about the following topics: New management and performance tuning software products...

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IBM SmartCloud Storage Access V1.2 Implementation Guide

IBM SmartCloud Storage Access V1.2 Implementation Guide

By: Larry Coyne; Shivaramakrishnan Gopalakrishnan; Salvador Jimenez Noriega; Fan Ouyang; John Sing; Yan Ting Zhang

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 16-MAY-2014

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication will help you learn how to build a storage cloud with the IBM SmartCloud® Storage Access solution, which consists of multiple hardware and software products, including IBM Scale Out Network Attached Storage, IBM Storwize® V7000 Unified, IBM Tivoli® Storage Productivity Center, and more. The new self-service storage provisioning for IBM Storwize V7000, IBM System Storage® SAN Volume Controller (SAN Volume Controller), and IBM XIV® storage systems for storage area network (SAN) or block access is included. To get you started, this book provides information...

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Cloud Networking

Cloud Networking

By: Gary Lee

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

Publication Date: 29-AUG-2014

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Cloud Networking: Understanding Cloud-Based Data Center Networks explains the evolution of established networking technologies into distributed, cloud-based networks. Starting with an overview of cloud technologies, the book explains how cloud data center networks leverage distributed systems for network virtualization, storage networking, and software-defined networking. The author offers insider perspective to key components that make a cloud network possible such as switch fabric technology and data center networking standards. The final chapters look ahead to developments in...

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vSphere Design Best Practices

vSphere Design Best Practices

By: Brian Bolander; Christopher Kusek

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAY-2014

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Apply industry-accepted best practices to design reliable high-performance datacenters for your business needs Learn how to utilize the robust features of VMware to design, architect, and operate a virtual infrastructure using the VMware vSphere platform Customize your vSphere Infrastructure to fit your business needs with specific use-cases for live production environments Explore the vast opportunities available to fully leverage your virtualization infrastructure In Detail vSphere allows you to transform your IT infrastructure into a private cloud, then bridge it to...

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The Practice of Cloud System Administration: Designing and Operating Large Distributed Systems, Volume 2

The Practice of Cloud System Administration: Designing and Operating Large Distributed Systems, Volume 2

By: Thomas A. Limoncelli; Strata R. Chalup; Christina J. Hogan

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 05-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 29-MAY-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. “There’s an incredible amount of depth and thinking in the practicesdescribed here, and it’s impressive to see it all in one place.” —Win Treese, coauthor of Designing Systems for Internet Commerce The Practice of Cloud System Administration, Volume 2, focuses on “distributed” or “cloud” computing and brings a DevOps/SRE sensibility to the practice of system administration. Unsatisfied with books that cover either design or operations in isolation, the authors created this authoritative reference centered on a comprehensive...

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Disaster Recovery using VMware vSphere Replication and vCenter Site Recovery Manager

Disaster Recovery using VMware vSphere Replication and vCenter Site Recovery Manager

By: Abhilash GB

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAY-2014

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Learn to deploy and use vSphere Replication 5.5 as a standalone disaster recovery solution and to orchestrate disaster recovery using vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.5 Learn how to deploy and use vSphere Replication as a standalone disaster recovery solution. Configure SRM to leverage array-based or vSphere replication engine. Use SRM to orchestrate the execution of recovery plans. In Detail VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager automates disaster recovery in a manner that no other solution does. It is programmed to leverage array-based replication and VMware's...

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Implementing Cloud Storage with OpenStack Swift

Implementing Cloud Storage with OpenStack Swift

By: Amar Kapadia; Sreedhar Varma; Kris Rajana

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 17-MAY-2014

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Design, implement, and successfully manage your own cloud storage cluster using the popular OpenStack Swift software Learn about the fundamentals of cloud storage using OpenStack Swift Explore how to install and manage OpenStack Swift along with various hardware and tuning options Perform data transfer and management using REST APIs In Detail Swift, OpenStack's cloud software project, allows users to build cloud storage, a method used widely to slash costs and improve usability. With Swift, not only can users build storage using inexpensive commodity hardware, but they...

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Take Control of the Cloud

Take Control of the Cloud

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Publisher: TidBITS Publishing, Inc.

Publication Date: 27-APR-2014

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Cut through the hype, understand cloud services, and enhance your privacy and security!What, exactly, is the Cloud? What are cloud services, and how can you make smart decisions about which ones to use and how to set them up? Join award-winning author Joe Kissell as he pins down nebulous cloud concepts, helps you evaluate claims about cloud services, and points out how to enhance your privacy and security in the Cloud.You can read this approachable ebook quickly in your recliner, deck chair, or airplane seat, but you'll want to pull it out again next time you're considering signing up for yet...

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Heroku Cloud Application Development

Heroku Cloud Application Development

By: Anubhav Hanjura

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 24-APR-2014

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A comprehensive guide to help you build, deploy, and troubleshoot cloud applications seamlessly using Heroku Understand the concepts of the Heroku platform: how it works, the application development stack, and security features Learn how to build, deploy, and troubleshoot a cloud application in the most popular programming languages easily and quickly using Heroku Leverage the book's practical examples to build your own "real" Heroku cloud applications in no time In Detail Heroku is one of the leading cloud platforms supported by several programming languages. It lets...

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Distributed and Cloud Computing

Distributed and Cloud Computing

By: Kai Hwang; Jack Dongarra; Geoffrey C. Fox

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

Publication Date: 18-DEC-2013

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Distributed and Cloud Computing , named a 2012 Outstanding Academic Title by the American Library Association's Choice publication, explains how to create high-performance, scalable, reliable systems, exposing the design principles, architecture, and innovative applications of parallel, distributed, and cloud computing systems. Starting with an overview of modern distributed models, the book provides comprehensive coverage of distributed and cloud computing, including: Facilitating management, debugging, migration, and disaster recovery through virtualization Clustered...

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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

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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

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-OCT-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...