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Getting Started with XenDesktop® 7.x by Craig Thomas Ellrod

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Chapter 15. VDI in the Cloud

Now that I have made your understanding of virtualization cloudy, some terms have emerged to help guide you through the conceptualization of these networks into frameworks that can be easily referred to. They are the private cloud, public cloud, and hybrid cloud. Honestly, a cloud is just a rack of equipments. However, if this nomenclature helps us to better understand, talk about, and put things into nice, neat little boxes, then why not go with it.

In this chapter, we will discuss the following topics:

  • Virtualization in the cloud
  • Private cloud
  • Public cloud
  • Hybrid cloud
  • Personal cloud
  • Your cloud

Understanding virtualization in the cloud

Virtualization in the cloud is sort of an oxymoron because everything in the cloud is already ...

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