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[8 Jul 2013 | Comments Off on Advanced Windows Azure IaaS | ]

Learn from a developers perspective how to use Windows Azure Virtual Machines to run your workload in the cloud. You will see how to automate virtual machines with the service management API and with tools from the Windows Azure SDK, PowerShell and the cross platform command line tools.

[5 Mar 2013 | One Comment | ]

This video takes an in-depth look at the new open source private cloud IaaS distros from CloudStack, OpenStack, and Eucalyptus. It considers a high-level enterprise perspective and draws architectural comparisons but also blasts ahead and shows you how to configure and deploy your own private clouds for free with these technologies. Although it’s not open source, Amazon VPC (Virtual Private Cloud) gets a quick look.

[27 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on How Windows Azure IaaS Works | ]

This video covers the significant investments that Microsoft is making in our Windows Azure Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solution and how it works. It discusses how you provision, deploy, and manage Virtual Machines and Applications in Windows Azure. The session spends time covering both the new management portal and PowerShell management options.

[20 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on The OpenStack Network | ]

Networking is an essential part of an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) system like OpenStack. OpenStack is a global collaboration of developers and cloud computing technologists producing the ubiquitous open source cloud computing platform for public and private clouds. The project aims to deliver solutions for all types of clouds by being simple to implement, massively scalable, and feature rich. The technology consists of a series of interrelated projects delivering various components for a cloud infrastructure solution.

[6 Dec 2011 | Comments Off on Cloud Computing: Orchestrating and Automating Technical Building Blocks | ]

This article provides a detailed overview of how an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) service is orchestrated and automated. It provides information on how the basic resources are added to the cloud and how services are added to the cloud. Then it explores the creation and placement strategies used within a cloud and explains how services are managed throughout their life cycle.

[5 Dec 2011 | Comments Off on How To Build An IaaS Cloud | ]

While cloud interests are increasing, private cloud deployments and adoption are slow at best. Why are companies so hesitant? Concerns impeding your deployments are not all unfamiliar: cost, security and management. This video explains the seven steps to reach success and put these concerns to rest as well as which tools help make the process easier, the few disciplines that make all the difference, and the simple rules to determine the cloud hype from reality.

[27 Oct 2011 | Comments Off on Moving Development To The Cloud | ]

The promise of infrastructure-as-a-service, resource elasticity and self-service is enticing. But once the investment has been made, how can you take full advantage of your cloud infrastructure?

[3 Aug 2011 | Comments Off on Real-world Journey to a Private Cloud – Part 1: Prepare the concept | ]

In this article series, the author outlines the process, from conception to deployment, that his team used to build a private, on-premise cloud environment that incorporates structures found in Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) cloud service models.