O'Reilly logo

VMware Private Cloud Computing with vCloud Director by Aidan Dalgleish, Joe Baguley, Simon Gallagher

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 3

Introducing VMware vCloud Director

VMware vSphere has become the de facto hypervisor for virtualizing production servers in the last 10 years. As organizations realize the underutilization of most x86 workloads, they look to run those workloads with less hardware and consolidate to increase efficiency and reduce cost. The increased agility that virtualization delivers was initially perceived as a side effect, but with the growth in virtualization, this agility is moving center stage and becoming a critical reason to virtualize.

Seeking to further enhance their hypervisor offering and secure its place among open source competitors (who were making significant progress in the emerging public cloud space), VMware started working on what ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required