Chapter 11: Managing Hybrid Clouds

In the previous chapters, we covered cloud infrastructure fundamentals, common threats in cloud environments, how to handle compliance and regulation, and how to engage with cloud providers. In this chapter, we will discuss hybrid clouds.

A hybrid cloud is a combination of an on-premises data center or private cloud and a public cloud environment.

Hybrid cloud is considered an extension of our local data center and, as such, helps us in minimizing the efforts required to control, maintain, and secure our infrastructure and services across the entire hybrid solution.

We are not only extending our local data center infrastructure to the cloud, but we are also extending our security boundaries to the cloud, so ...

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