CHAPTER 4Managing hybrid clouds

This chapter examines using Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 App Controller to manage hybrid computing environments that combine together System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) private clouds and the Windows Azure public cloud. Managing such a hybrid environment is easy with App Controller because it provides a single interface that can be used for connecting to and managing cloud resources either on- or off-premises.

Because we’ve already covered using App Controller to separately manage private and public cloud environments in the previous two chapters, we won’t repeat what was covered previously and instead will focus on the following tasks which are commonly performed in hybrid environments:

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