VMware Cross-Cloud Architecture book by Packt

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    VMware Cross-Cloud Architecture authored by Ajit Pratap Kundan (March 2018) helps helps enhance your virtualization skills by mastering storage and network virtualization with automation across different Clouds.


    This book takes you through everything from a basic understanding of virtualization to advanced aspects of storage and network virtualization, clustering, automation, and management. This book will be your guide to designing all aspects of Cloud.


    We start with the challenges faced by a traditional data center, define problem statements for you, and then brief you on respective solutions. Moving on, all kinds of virtualization and Cloud offerings from AWS and IBM Soft Layer are introduced and discussed in detail. Then, you'll learn how to design IT infrastructures for new and existing applications with a combination of Cloud Foundation, vRealize Suite, and vSphere enabled with VSAN and NSX. Furthermore, you'll learn how to design and configure high availability, disaster recovery, and apply an appropriate compliance matrix.


    Towards the end of the book, you will learn how to calculate the TCO/ROI, along with the VMware products packaging and licensing in detail.


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    What You Will Learn:


    • Install and configure the Cloud foundation with Cross-Cloud services
    • Configure vSphere high availability with the vCenter redundancy setup
    • Architect and configure VMware with AWS Cloud
    • Deploy VMware components in IBM Soft Layer
    • Extend your DR setup with VMware to consume DRaaS
    • Design and configure software-defined networking
    • Implement compliance regulations to fix violations


    Author Bio:


    Ajit Pratap Kundan


    Ajit Pratap Kundan is an infrastructure software consultant with 18 years' experience, having has worked with Novell, Redington, PCS, and Innodata. Currently, he is a technical consultant at VMware, Delhi and provides productive solutions for Federal Government clients, espousing the benefits of hybrid cloud with cross-cloud services. He has a graduate degree in electronics engineering from Pune University with experience in Lotus, Tivoli, PlateSpin, IDM, SUSE Linux, Sentinel, and all of the VMware products. He is an ITIL,

    CCNA, Lotus, SUSE, Red Hat, and VMware-certified professional.