This book would have never existed without the encouragement of my doctoral advisor and friend, Professor Victor W. Marek. The pushing was always welcome, the confidence was always needed, and the responsibility is mine to pay forward.

I would never have imagined the effort that it takes to produce a book if I hadn’t experienced it myself. Whether or not this effort produced the desired result will be decided by my readers, but there should be no doubt that an army of reviewers, editors, and other contributors spent many hours in the pursuit of a high-quality book. Having contributed to and reviewed other books from other publishers as I wrote this book, I can honestly say that Manning does everything they can to produce the ...

Get OpenStack in Action now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience books, live events, courses curated by job role, and more from O’Reilly and nearly 200 top publishers.