Chapter 6

Implementing Secure Cloud and Virtualization Solutions

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Virtualization Strategies: This section covers Type 1 vs. Type 2 hypervisors, containers, emulation, application virtualization, and VDI.

  • Provisioning and Deprovisioning: This section describes best practices for provisioning/deprovisioning user accounts and rolling out new hardware and software.

  • Middleware: This section describes the purpose of middleware and typical implementations of this type of software.

  • Metadata and Tags: This section describes the purpose of metadata and tags and security issues related to them.

  • Deployment Models and Considerations: Topics covered include business directive considerations such as cost, scalability, ...

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