IBM Press – Developing and Hosting Applications on Cloud (IBM Press).


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The Complete Guide to Hosting and Building Cloud Services that Deliver Outstanding Business Value

This unique title provides valuable insights from key IBM SmartCloud Enterprise developers to help you develop and operate cloud-based solutions on any platform. The authors share their extensive in-the-trenches expertise to help you succeed in cloud environments where business, development and system operations are more closely connected than ever.

The authors use examples from IBM SmartCloud Enterprise to show a variety of cloud “use case” scenarios. They also introduce general principles for optimizing IT infrastructure in any environment.

They start by providing an authoritative and accessible overview of cloud computing concepts. Next they show how to use cloud computing tools, create basic cloud applications, and use standards to establish interoperability across clouds. They offer the best practices for cloud hosting. They emphasize real-world problem solving throughout, providing numerous code examples and practical demonstrations for real-world utilities and tools.

This coverage includes

  • Understanding the different cloud deployment models: public, community, public and hybrid
  • A review of key cloud computing use cases, including collaboration and virtualization.
  • LAMP stack, Windows J2EE, WebSphere and other technologies for cloud development
  • Apps for the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise Public Infrastructure
  • To manage IBM SmartCloud Enterprise resources, you can use Java and the command-line toolkit.
  • Cloud computing standards and open source projects to promote interoperability within clouds are being explored.
  • Cloud applications can be built to create images, provide network services, manage software, and remote desktops.
  • Use IBM’s powerful self service and delegated management models, and the best-of-breed VM image images
  • Open source projects used for cloud service management and virtualization
  • Understanding cloud security: trusted certificates and identity/access management, SSH. HTTPS. IPSec. Application Hardening.
  • Monitoring and optimizing performance throughout the entire system’s lifecycle
  • Automating cloud applications to meet business requirements by scaling and managing them

This title is valuable for every enterprise developer, architect and IT manager who wants to reap the benefits of cloud-based services. It also applies to all ISVs that build value-add services on public cloud clouds.

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B008FP2G5O
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ IBM Press; 1st edition (July 2, 2012)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ July 2, 2012
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 51183 KB
  • Simultaneous device usage ‏ : ‎ Up to 5 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 950 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled


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