Chapter 7

Cloud Compute Infrastructure



7.01     Virtualization in the Cloud

7.02     Cloud Virtual Machine Components

7.03     High-Performance Computing

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Virtual machines are the workhorses of cloud computing. In this chapter you will learn about cloud-based compute resources such as virtual machines. Clusters (collections of virtual machine nodes) also fall under the umbrella of cloud compute services.

We will start with a discussion of how cloud virtualization is possible through ...

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