Chapter 11. Automating and Orchestration Resources

Upon completing this chapter, you will be able to understand the following:

• How the basic resources are added to the cloud

• How services are added to the cloud

• The creation and placement strategies used within a cloud

• How services are managed throughout their life cycle

This chapter provides a detailed overview of how an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) service is orchestrated and automated.

On-Boarding Resources: Building the Cloud

Previous chapters discussed how to classify an IT service and covered a little bit about how to place that service in the cloud using a number of business dimensions, criticality, roles, and so on. So you know how to choose the application and how to define ...

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