Understanding Cloud Models and Virtualization

In this chapter, we will be learning about the deployment and security issues of virtualization. We will get acquainted with the deployment and storage environments of the cloud models. We will also learn about different scenarios to learn when to use on-premises, hosted, and cloud environments.

We will cover the following exam objectives in this chapter:

  • Summarize cloud and virtualization concepts: Hypervisor—Type I—Type II. Application cells/containers. VM sprawl avoidance—VM escape protection. Cloud storage—cloud deployment models—SaaS—PaaS—IaaS—private—public— hybrid—community. On-premises versus hosted versus cloud. VDI/VDE. Cloud access security broker. Security as a service.
  • Explain how ...

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