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Apache CloudStack Cloud Computing by Ravi Shankar, Navin Sabharwal

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Chapter 8. High Availability and Scaling

In the previous chapters, we have discussed the different components and configuration of CloudStack. In this chapter we are going to discuss the following:

  • Highly available deployment of CloudStack
  • High availability manager in CloudStack
  • Deploying applications in the CloudStack environment in a high availability configuration
  • Scaling applications up and down in CloudStack

Ensuring high availability in CloudStack

High availability is an important aspect in a cloud computing environment. It ensures minimum downtime of the cloud service and the applications utilizing the cloud environment. High availability can be ensured by providing multiple instances of a system so that if one of the systems is down, the others ...

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