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Microsoft Private Cloud Computing by Damian Flynn, Patrick Lownds, Hans Vredevoort, Aidan Finn

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Chapter 6

Understanding Network and Storage in VMM 2012

Fabric has no product number. It is an abstract concept, not something you can order. It comprises all the components that together form the physical infrastructure of a cloud. Whether it is your private cloud, a hosted cloud, or Windows Azure (Microsoft's public cloud), the underlying infrastructure must be in place before it can be used to deploy a service consisting of one or more virtual machines and applications. This chapter contains the following topics:

  • Creating Logical Networks and sites
  • Creating IP pools and MAC pools
  • Setting up load balancers and VIP templates
  • Discovering and configuring storage arrays with Storage Management Initiative–Specification (SMI-S)
  • Managing storage ...

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