CHAPTER 3

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Technology that Drives the Cloud

This chapter throws some light on the technology ingredients that drive cloud computing. Before moving on to capacity management, it is essential to know what enables cloud computing and what constitutes cloud architecture. This chapter focuses on concepts like virtualization, virtual machine, cloud architecture, and so on. How these features synchronize to deliver cloud services is also described in this chapter.

Virtualization: The Engine of Cloud Computing

Virtualization technology and the breakneck speed at which computer processor technology has progressed has enabled the cloud computing environment ...

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