Mastering Hybrid Cloud

1st Edition

With Windows Azure Infrastructure Systems, Virtual Networks, Power Shell, and Cross-Premises Deployment


  • Yung Chou
  • Description

    Understanding and implementing a hybrid cloud application requires considerable technical depth and processing a massive amount of information. Mastering Hybrid Cloud walks you through the essential building blocks, then examines the processes and operations of deploying, integrating, and managing a hybrid cloud with step-by-step hands-on exercises. You'll not only understand hybrid cloud computing in a conceptual way, but also gain practical experience by implementing the detailed deployment scenarios provided in each chapter of the book.

    Authors Yung Chou and Keith Mayer, both senior Technology Evangelists for Microsoft, take you through four different parts of Mastering Hybrid Cloud, each presenting a unique set of concepts and implementation milestones. You'll learn to apply hybrid cloud concepts using powerful services and tools available on Microsoft's Windows Azure. Mastering Hybrid Cloud helps you master the subject and deepen your technical knowledge of this emerging computing model known as Hybrid Cloud.

    Key Features

    • Master hybrid cloud deployment with IaaS and service-based deployment methodologies
    • Learn the concepts, processes, and operations of hybrid cloud computing with step-by-step hands-on exercises
    • Provide an accelerated learning experience on constructing a hybrid cloud with virtual networking, PowerShell, cross-premises deployment, and self-service models


    Information Security professionals of all levels, systems architects, app developers, project managers, IT decision makers, and an academic audience among information security and computer science majors.

    Table of Contents

    Introduction to Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)

    Part 1

    Building Your First Virtual Machine in Cloud

    Managing Virtual Machine and Service Properties

    Forming Application Architecture with Cloud Services

    Part 2

    Building Custom VM Images for Cloud Deployment

    Windows Azure Storage

    Deploying Cloud Services for Scale and High Availability

    Windows Azure Online Backup

    Part 3

    Windows Azure Virtual Networks

    Cross-Premises Site-to-Site Networking

    Windows Azure Active Directory

    Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager

    Part 4

    Monitoring Windows Azure Cloud Services

    Hybrid Cloud Management with Microsoft System Center App Controller

    Automating Hybrid Cloud Deployment with Windows Azure PowerShell

    Automating Hybrid Cloud Deployament with Microsoft System Center Orchestrator


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    About the author

    Yung Chou

    Yung Chou is currently a Sr. Technology Evangelist in Microsoft US Developer and Platform Evangelism team. Within the company, he has had opportunities serving customers in the areas of support account management, technical support, technical sales, and evangelism. Prior to Microsoft, he had established capacities in system programming, application development, consulting services, and IT management. His recent technical focuses have been in virtualization and cloud computing with strong interests in private cloud with service-based deployment and emerging enterprise computing architecture. He is a frequent speaker in Microsoft conferences, roadshow, and TechNet events.