Mastering KVM Virtualization

Author: Humble Devassy Chirammal,Prasad Mukhedkar,Anil Vettathu

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1784396915

Category: Computers

Page: 468

View: 1912

Dive in to the cutting edge techniques of Linux KVM virtualization, and build the virtualization solutions your datacentre demands About This Book Become an expert in Linux virtualization Migrate your virtualized datacenter to the cloud Find out how to build a large scale virtualization solution that will transform your organization Who This Book Is For Linux administrators – if you want to build incredible, yet manageable virtualization solutions with KVM this is the book to get you there. It will help you apply what you already know to some tricky virtualization tasks. What You Will Learn Explore the ecosystem of tools that support Linux virtualization Find out why KVM offers you a smarter way to unlock the potential of virtualization Implement KVM virtualization using oVirt Explore the KVM architecture – so you can manage, scale and optimize it with ease Migrate your virtualized datacenter to the cloud for truly resource-efficient computing Find out how to integrate OpenStack with KVM to take full control of the cloud In Detail A robust datacenter is essential for any organization – but you don't want to waste resources. With KVM you can virtualize your datacenter, transforming a Linux operating system into a powerful hypervisor that allows you to manage multiple OS with minimal fuss. This book doesn't just show you how to virtualize with KVM – it shows you how to do it well. Written to make you an expert on KVM, you'll learn to manage the three essential pillars of scalability, performance and security – as well as some useful integrations with cloud services such as OpenStack. From the fundamentals of setting up a standalone KVM virtualization platform, and the best tools to harness it effectively, including virt-manager, and kimchi-project, everything you do is built around making KVM work for you in the real-world, helping you to interact and customize it as you need it. With further guidance on performance optimization for Microsoft Windows and RHEL virtual machines, as well as proven strategies for backup and disaster recovery, you'll can be confident that your virtualized data center is working for your organization – not hampering it. Finally, the book will empower you to unlock the full potential of cloud through KVM. Migrating your physical machines to the cloud can be challenging, but once you've mastered KVM, it's a little easie. Style and approach Combining advanced insights with practical solutions, Mastering KVM Virtualization is a vital resource for anyone that believes in the power of virtualization to help a business use resources more effectively.
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Mastering KVM Virtualization

Author: Prasad Mukhedkar,Anil Vettathu,Humble Devassy Chirammal

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781784399054

Category:

Page: 368

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Build virtualization solutions on Linux with this guide to KVM - learn techniques at the cutting-edge of virtualizationAbout This Book* Become an expert in Linux virtualization* Migrate your virtualized datacenter to the cloud* Find out how to build a large scale virtualization solution that will transform your organizationWho This Book Is ForLinux administrators - if you want to build incredible, yet manageable virtualization solutions with KVM this is the book to get you there. It will help you apply what you already know to some tricky virtualization tasks.What You Will Learn* Explore the ecosystem of tools that support Linux virtualization* Find out why KVM offers you a smarter way to unlock the potential of virtualization* Implement KVM virtualization using oVirt* Explore the KVM architecture - so you can manage, scale and optimize it with ease* Migrate your virtualized datacenter to the cloud for truly resource-efficient computing* Find out how to integrate OpenStack with KVM to take full control of the cloudIn DetailA robust datacenter is essential for any organization - but you don't want to waste resources. With KVM, you can virtualize your datacenter; it transforms a Linux operating system into a hypervisor, so you can manage multiple operating systems with minimal fuss.This book doesn't just show you how to virtualize with KVM - it shows you how to do it well. It has been designed to make you an expert on KVM, demonstrating how to manage scalability, performance and security - as well as some useful integrations with cloud services such as OpenStack.From the fundamentals of setting up a standalone KVM virtualization platform, and the best tools to harness it effectively, including virt-manager, and kimchi-project, everything you do is built around making KVM work for you in the real-world, helping you to interact and customize it as you need it.With further guidance on performance optimization for Microsoft Windows and RHEL virtual machines, as well as proven strategies for backup and disaster recovery, you'll can be confident that your virtualized data center is working for your organization - not hampering it.Finally, the book will empower you to unlock the full potential of cloud through KVM - migrating your physical machines to the cloud can be challenging, but once you've mastered KVM, it's a little easier...
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Mastering Proxmox

Author: Wasim Ahmed

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783980834

Category: Computers

Page: 310

View: 333

This is not an instructional guide, but a practical, scenario-based book which guides you through everything you need to know in a practical manner by letting you build your own cluster. By the end of the book, you will have a fully functional Proxmox cluster setup at your disposal and have the knowledge to replicate virtualization solutions. If you already know what the word "virtualization" means and you are ready to stand out from the crowd equipped with the unique ability to design and implement a rock-solid virtualized network environment using Proxmox, then you have just picked up the only book you will need. Linux system administration experience together with knowledge of networking and virtualization concepts is assumed. This book is also useful if you are already using Proxmox and simply want to master its advanced features.
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Virtualization Essentials

Author: Matthew Portnoy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118176715

Category: Computers

Page: 286

View: 3492

Describes the concepts of virtualization, covering such topics as creating a virtual machine, managing CPUs, managing storage, copying a virtual machine, and increasing availability.
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Mastering CentOS 7 Linux Server

Author: Mohamed Alibi,Bhaskarjyoti Roy

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785285106

Category: Computers

Page: 298

View: 3639

Configure, manage, and secure a CentOS 7 Linux server to serve a variety of services provided in a sustainable computer's infrastructure. About This Book Learn how to efficiently set up and manage a Linux server using one of the best suited technologies for this purpose, CentOS 7 Personalize your Linux server and familiarize yourself with the latest tools and utilities setup provided by the new CentOS distribution Follow a step-by-step tutorial through the configuration of the requested services with the capacity to personalize them as per your needs Who This Book Is For If you are a Linux system administrator with an intermediate administration level, this is your opportunity to master the brand new distribution of CentOS. If you wish to possess a fully sustainable Linux server, with all its new tools and tweaks, that serves a variety of services to your users and customers, this book is ideal for you. It is your ticket to easily adapt to all the changes made in the latest shift. What You Will Learn Manage CentOS 7 users, groups, and root access privileges Enhance the server's security through its firewall and prevent the most common attacks from penetrating or disabling the server Explore and implement the common, useful services that a CentOS 7 server can provide Monitor your server infrastructure for system or hardware issues Create and configure a virtual machine using virtualization technologies Implement a cloud computing solution on a single node system Get an introduction to the configuration management tools and their usage Discover the importance of the tools that provide remote connection, server service security, and system and process monitoring tools In Detail Most server infrastructures are equipped with at least one Linux server that provides many essential services, both for a user's demands and for the infrastructure itself. Setting up a sustainable Linux server is one of the most demanding tasks for a system administrator to perform. However, learning multiple, new technologies to meet all of their needs is time-consuming. CentOS 7 is the brand new version of the CentOS Linux system under the RPM (Red Hat) family. It is one of the most widely-used operating systems, being the choice of many organizations across the world. With the help of this book, you will explore the best practices and administration tools of CentOS 7 Linux server along with implementing some of the most common Linux services. We start by explaining the initial steps you need to carry out after installing CentOS 7 by briefly explaining the concepts related to users, groups, and right management, along with some basic system security measures. Next, you will be introduced to the most commonly used services and shown in detail how to implement and deploy them so they can be used by internal or external users. Soon enough, you will be shown how to monitor the server. We will then move on to master the virtualization and cloud computing techniques. Finally, the book wraps up by explaining configuration management and some security tweaks. All these topics and more are covered in this comprehensive guide, which briefly demonstrates the latest changes to all of the services and tools with the recent shift from CentOS 6 to CentOS 7. Style and approach This is a detailed and in-depth guide to help you administrate CentOS 7 for the usage of your server's infrastructure and also for personal network security. Each section shows a list of tools and utilities that are useful to perform the required task, in an easy to understand manner.
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Virtualization

From the Desktop to the Enterprise

Author: Chris Wolf,Erick M. Halter

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 9781430200277

Category: Computers

Page: 600

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* This will be the only complete virtualization reference on the market; brings all virtualization technologies together * Microsoft has shifted its training strategy to include virtual machine technology in all new ALS/MOC courses, which leads to high demand for knowledge about this technology * Covers both Microsoft and Linux environments
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Virtualization

A Manager's Guide

Author: Dan Kusnetzky

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449306454

Category: Computers

Page: 58

View: 9218

"This book is intended to introduce managers or subject matter experts outside of information technology (IT) to the concepts behind virtualization technology, the different categories of virtualization, and how they are used."--Preface, p. vii.
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Mastering Ubuntu Server

Master the art of deploying, configuring, managing, and troubleshooting Ubuntu Server 18.04, 2nd Edition

Author: Jay LaCroix

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788997085

Category: Computers

Page: 552

View: 1032

Get up-to-date with the finer points of Ubuntu Server using this comprehensive guide Key Features A practical easy-to-understand book that will teach you how to deploy, maintain and troubleshoot Ubuntu Server Get well-versed with newly-added features in Ubuntu 18.04. Learn to manage cutting-edge technologies such as virtualization, containers, Nextcloud and more Book Description Ubuntu Server has taken the data centers by storm. Whether you're deploying Ubuntu for a large-scale project or for a small office, it is a stable, customizable, and powerful Linux distribution that leads the way with innovative and cutting-edge features. For both simple and complex server deployments, Ubuntu's flexible nature can be easily adapted to meet to the needs of your organization. With this book as your guide, you will learn all about Ubuntu Server, from initial deployment to creating production-ready resources for your network. The book begins with the concept of user management, group management, and filesystem permissions. Continuing into managing storage volumes, you will learn how to format storage devices, utilize logical volume management, and monitor disk usage. Later, you will learn how to virtualize hosts and applications, which will cover setting up KVM/QEMU, as well as containerization with both Docker and LXD. As the book continues, you will learn how to automate configuration with Ansible, as well as take a look at writing scripts. Lastly, you will explore best practices and troubleshooting techniques when working with Ubuntu Server that are applicable to real-world scenarios. By the end of the book, you will be an expert Ubuntu Server administrator who is well-versed in its advanced concepts. What you will learn Manage users, groups, and permissions Encrypt and decrypt disks with Linux Unified Key Setup (LUKS) Set up SSH for remote access, and connect it to other nodes Add, remove, and search for packages Use NFS and Samba to share directories with other users Get to know techniques for managing Apache and MariaDB Explore best practices and troubleshooting techniques Get familiar with scripting Automate server deployments with Ansible Who this book is for This book is intended for readers with intermediate or advanced-beginner skills with Linux, who would like to learn all about setting up servers with Ubuntu Server. This book assumes that the reader knows the basics of Linux, such as editing configuration files and running basic commands.
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Getting Started with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization

Author: Pradeep Subramanian

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1782167412

Category: Computers

Page: 178

View: 536

If you are a system administrator who is interested in implementing and managing open source virtualization infrastructures, this is the book for you. A basic knowledge of virtualization and basic Linux command line experience is needed.
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Mastering Ceph

Author: Nick Fisk

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785881280

Category: Computers

Page: 240

View: 8954

Deep dive into the unified, distributed storage system in order to provide excellent performance About This Book Leverage Ceph's advanced features such as erasure coding, tiering, and Bluestore Solve large-scale problems with Ceph as a tool by understanding its strengths and weaknesses to develop the best solutions A practical guide that covers engaging use cases to help you use advanced features of Ceph effectively Who This Book Is For If you are a developer and an administrator who has deployed a Ceph cluster before and are curious about some of the most advanced features in order to improve performance then this book is for you What You Will Learn Know when and how to use some of Ceph's advanced new features Set up a test cluster with Ansible and some virtual machines using VirtualBox and Vagrant Develop novel solutions to massive problems with librados and shared object classes. Choose intelligent parameters for an erasure coded pool and set it up. Configure the Bluestore settings and see how they interact with different hardware configurations. Keep Ceph running through thick and thin with tuning, monitoring and disaster recovery advice. In Detail Mastering Ceph covers all that you need to know to use Ceph effectively. Starting with design goals and planning steps that should be undertaken to ensure successful deployments, you will be guided through to setting up and deploying the Ceph cluster, with the help of orchestration tools. Key areas of Ceph including Bluestore, Erasure coding and cache tiering will be covered with help of examples. Development of applications which use Librados and Distributed computations with shared object classes are also covered. A section on tuning will take you through the process of optimisizing both Ceph and its supporting infrastructure. Finally, you will learn to troubleshoot issues and handle various scenarios where Ceph is likely not to recover on its own. By the end of the book, you will be able to successfully deploy and operate a resilient high performance Ceph cluster. Style and Approach A practical guide which has each chapter explaining the concept, sharing tips and tricks and a use case to implement the most powerful features of Ceph
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KVM Virtualization Cookbook

Author: Konstantin Ivanov

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788291506

Category: Computers

Page: 340

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Deploy, manage, and scale virtual instances using Kernel-based Virtual Machines About This Book Build, manage and scale virtual machines with practical step-by-step examples Leverage the libvirt user-space tools and libraries to manage the life-cycle of KVM instances Deploy and scale applications inside KVM virtual machines with OpenStack Who This Book Is For If you are a system administrator working KVM virtualization, this book will help you grow on your expertise of working with the infrastructure to manage things in a better way. You should have a knowledge of working with Linux based systems. What You Will Learn Deploy different workloads in isolation with KVM virtualization and better utilize the available compute resources Explore the benefits of running applications with KVM and learn to prevent the “bad-neighbor” effect Leveraging various networking technologies in the context of virtualization with Open vSwitch and the Linux bridge. Create KVM instances using Python and inspect running KVM instances Understand Kernel Tuning for enhanced KVM performance and better memory utilization In Detail Virtualization technologies such as KVM allow for better control over the available server resources, by deploying multiple virtual instances on the same physical host, or clusters of compute resources. With KVM it is possible to run various workloads in isolation with the hypervisor layer providing better tenant isolation and higher degree of security. This book will provide a deep dive into deploying KVM virtual machines using qemu and libvirt and will demonstrate practical examples on how to run, scale, monitor, migrate and backup such instances. You will also discover real production ready recipes on deploying KVM instances with OpenStack and how to programatically manage the life cycle of KVM virtual machines using Python. You will learn numerous tips and techniques which will help you deploy & plan the KVM infrastructure. Next, you will be introduced to the working of libvirt libraries and the iPython development environment. Finally, you will be able to tune your Linux kernel for high throughput and better performance. By the end of this book, you will gain all the knowledge needed to be an expert in working with the KVM virtualization infrastructure. Style and approach This book takes a complete practical approach with many step-by-step example recipes on how to use KVM in production. The book assumes certain level of expertise with Linux systems and virtualization in general. Some knowledge of Python programming is encouraged, to fully take advantage of the code recipes.
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Hybrid Cloud for Architects

Build robust hybrid cloud solutions using AWS and OpenStack

Author: Alok Shrivastwa

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788627989

Category: Computers

Page: 290

View: 8942

Build your own hybrid cloud strategy with this comprehensive learning guide. Key Features Build a hybrid cloud strategy for your organization with AWS and OpenStack Leverage Hybrid Cloud to design a complex deployment pipeline Learn to implement security and monitoring best practices with real-world examples Book Description Hybrid cloud is currently the buzz word in the cloud world. Organizations are planning to adopt hybrid cloud strategy due to its advantages such as untested workloads, cloud-bursting, cloud service brokering and so on. This book will help you understand the dynamics, design principles, and deployment strategies of a Hybrid Cloud. You will start by understanding the concepts of hybrid cloud and the problems it solves as compared to a stand-alone public and private cloud. You will be delving into the different architecture and design of hybrid cloud. The book will then cover advanced concepts such as building a deployment pipeline, containerization strategy, and data storage mechanism. Next up, you will be able to deploy an external CMP to run a Hybrid cloud and integrate it with your OpenStack and AWS environments. You will also understand the strategy for designing a Hybrid Cloud using containerization and work with pre-built solutions like vCloud Air, VMware for AWS, and Azure Stack. Finally, the book will cover security and monitoring related best practices that will help you secure your cloud infrastructure. By the end of the book, you will be in a position to build a hybrid cloud strategy for your organization. What you will learn Learn the demographics and definitions of Hybrid Cloud Understand the different architecture and design of Hybrid Cloud Explore multi-cloud strategy and use it with your hybrid cloud Implement a Hybrid Cloud using CMP / Common API’s Implement a Hybrid Cloud using Containers Overcome various challenges and issues while working with your Hybrid Cloud Understand how to monitor your Hybrid Cloud Discover the security implications in the Hybrid Cloud Who this book is for This book is targeted at cloud architects, cloud solution providers, DevOps engineers, or any working stakeholder who wants to learn about the hybrid cloud architecture. A basic understanding of public and private cloud is desirable.
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Troubleshooting Guide

Author: Benjamin Cane

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785287877

Category: Computers

Page: 458

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Identify, capture and resolve common issues faced by Red Hat Enterprise Linux administrators using best practices and advanced troubleshooting techniques About This Book Develop a strong understanding of the base tools available within Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and how to utilize these tools to troubleshoot and resolve real-world issues Gain hidden tips and techniques to help you quickly detect the reason for poor network/storage performance Troubleshoot your RHEL to isolate problems using this example-oriented guide full of real-world solutions Who This Book Is For If you have a basic knowledge of Linux from administration or consultant experience and wish to add to your Red Hat Enterprise Linux troubleshooting skills, then this book is ideal for you. The ability to navigate and use basic Linux commands is expected. What You Will Learn Identify issues that need rapid resolution against long term root cause analysis Discover commands for testing network connectivity such as telnet, netstat, ping, ip and curl Spot performance issues with commands such as top, ps, free, iostat, and vmstat Use tcpdump for traffic analysis Repair a degraded file system and rebuild a software raid Identify and troubleshoot hardware issues using dmesg Troubleshoot custom applications with strace and knowledge of Linux resource limitations In Detail Red Hat Enterprise Linux is an operating system that allows you to modernize your infrastructure, boost efficiency through virtualization, and finally prepare your data center for an open, hybrid cloud IT architecture. It provides the stability to take on today's challenges and the flexibility to adapt to tomorrow's demands. In this book, you begin with simple troubleshooting best practices and get an overview of the Linux commands used for troubleshooting. The book will cover the troubleshooting methods for web applications and services such as Apache and MySQL. Then, you will learn to identify system performance bottlenecks and troubleshoot network issues; all while learning about vital troubleshooting steps such as understanding the problem statement, establishing a hypothesis, and understanding trial, error, and documentation. Next, the book will show you how to capture and analyze network traffic, use advanced system troubleshooting tools such as strace, tcpdump & dmesg, and discover common issues with system defaults. Finally, the book will take you through a detailed root cause analysis of an unexpected reboot where you will learn to recover a downed system. Style and approach This is an easy-to-follow guide packed with examples of real-world core Linux concepts. All the topics are presented in detail while you're performing the actual troubleshooting steps.
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Openstack Cloud Computing Cookbook

Author: Kevin Jackson

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 9781849517331

Category: Computers

Page: 318

View: 328

Over 90 recipes to successfully set up and manage your OpenStack Cloud environments with complete coverage of Nova, Swift, Keystone, Glance, and Horizon
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Teach Yourself Linux Virtualization and High Availability

Author: David Clinton

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781365847202

Category: Computers

Page: 176

View: 4422

High availability server virtualization currently powers the vast majority of public-facing compute deployments and Linux lies at the heart of nearly all of them. If you aren't already engaged in a virtualized project that touches some kind of Linux technology, you probably will be soon. What are you doing to build your skills to meet the future? The Linux Professional Institute's LPIC-3 304 certification expectations are an excellent, vendor neutral introduction to Linux server virtualization and cluster management. Even if you don't have plans to take the exam and earn the certification itself right now, using the 304 as a curriculum guide is a smart move. And, one way or another, this book is a great primary resource.
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Practical Reverse Engineering

x86, x64, ARM, Windows Kernel, Reversing Tools, and Obfuscation

Author: Bruce Dang,Alexandre Gazet,Elias Bachaalany

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118787390

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 9945

Analyzing how hacks are done, so as to stop them in the future Reverse engineering is the process of analyzing hardware or software and understanding it, without having access to the source code or design documents. Hackers are able to reverse engineer systems and exploit what they find with scary results. Now the good guys can use the same tools to thwart these threats. Practical Reverse Engineering goes under the hood of reverse engineering for security analysts, security engineers, and system programmers, so they can learn how to use these same processes to stop hackers in their tracks. The book covers x86, x64, and ARM (the first book to cover all three); Windows kernel-mode code rootkits and drivers; virtual machine protection techniques; and much more. Best of all, it offers a systematic approach to the material, with plenty of hands-on exercises and real-world examples. Offers a systematic approach to understanding reverse engineering, with hands-on exercises and real-world examples Covers x86, x64, and advanced RISC machine (ARM) architectures as well as deobfuscation and virtual machine protection techniques Provides special coverage of Windows kernel-mode code (rootkits/drivers), a topic not often covered elsewhere, and explains how to analyze drivers step by step Demystifies topics that have a steep learning curve Includes a bonus chapter on reverse engineering tools Practical Reverse Engineering: Using x86, x64, ARM, Windows Kernel, and Reversing Tools provides crucial, up-to-date guidance for a broad range of IT professionals.
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OpenStack Essentials

Author: Dan Radez

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786462206

Category: Computers

Page: 182

View: 4150

Untangle the complexity of OpenStack clouds through this practical tutorial About This Book Navigate through the complex jungle of components in OpenStack using practical instructions This book helps administrators, cloud engineers, and even developers to consolidate and control pools of compute, networking, and storage resources Learn to use the centralized dashboard and administration panel to monitor large-scale deployments Who This Book Is For This book is perfect for administrators, cloud engineers, and operators who want to get started with OpenStack, solve basic problems encountered during deployment, and get up to speed with the latest release of OpenStack. Familiarity with the Linux command line and experience with Linux system administration is expected. What You Will Learn Brush up on the latest release, and how it affects the various components Install OpenStack using the Packstack and RDO Manager installation tool Learn to convert a computer node that supports Docker containers Implement Ceph Block Device images with OpenStack Create and allocate virtual networks, routers and IP addresses to OpenStack Tenants. Configuring and Launching a Docker container. In Detail OpenStack is a widely popular platform for cloud computing. Applications that are built for this platform are resilient to failure and convenient to scale. This book, an update to our extremely popular OpenStack Essentials (published in May 2015) will help you master not only the essential bits, but will also examine the new features of the latest OpenStack release - Mitaka; showcasing how to put them to work straight away. This book begins with the installation and demonstration of the architecture. This book will tech you the core 8 topics of OpenStack. They are Keystone for Identity Management, Glance for Image management, Neutron for network management, Nova for instance management, Cinder for Block storage, Swift for Object storage, Ceilometer for Telemetry and Heat for Orchestration. Further more you will learn about launching and configuring Docker containers and also about scaling them horizontally. You will also learn about monitoring and Troubleshooting OpenStack. Style and approach This book offers step-by-step practical instructions to help you quickly navigate through the complexities of OpenStack
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Containerization with LXC

Author: Konstantin Ivanov

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783985682

Category: Computers

Page: 352

View: 8767

Get acquainted with the world of LXC About This Book Get the most practical and up-to-date resource on LXC and take full advantage of what Linux containers can offer in the day-to-day operations of large-scale applications Learn how to deploy and administer various workloads such as web applications inside LXC Save your organization time and money by building robust and secure containers and by speeding the deployment process of your software Who This Book Is For This book is for Linux engineers and software developers who are looking to deploy applications in a fast, secure, and scalable way for use in testing and production. What You Will Learn Deep dive into the foundations of Linux containers with kernel namespaces and cgroups Install, configure, and administer Linux containers with LXC and libvirt Begin writing applications using Python libvirt bindings Take an in-depth look at container networking Set up monitoring and security with LXC Build and deploy a highly available application with LXC in the cloud In Detail In recent years, containers have gained wide adoption by businesses running a variety of application loads. This became possible largely due to the advent of kernel namespaces and better resource management with control groups (cgroups). Linux containers (LXC) are a direct implementation of those kernel features that provide operating system level virtualization without the overhead of a hypervisor layer. This book starts by introducing the foundational concepts behind the implementation of LXC, then moves into the practical aspects of installing and configuring LXC containers. Moving on, you will explore container networking, security, and backups. You will also learn how to deploy LXC with technologies like Open Stack and Vagrant. By the end of the book, you will have a solid grasp of how LXC is implemented and how to run production applications in a highly available and scalable way. Style and approach A practical guide that introduces the core technologies behind Linux containers and provides a deep dive into installation, configuration, and operations of LXC.
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CentOS High Availability

Author: Mitja Resman

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785285327

Category: Computers

Page: 174

View: 8015

This book is targeted at system engineers and system administrators who want to upgrade their knowledge and skills in high availability and want to learn practically how to achieve high availability with CentOS Linux. You are expected to have good CentOS Linux knowledge and basic networking experience.
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