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

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Chapter 11

Managing Your Cloud

Now that you have built a vCloud Director environment to deliver services to your consumers and allowed those consumers to use the self-service portal to build vApps, we'll take a look at how best to manage your platform as an operations team.

We will cover monitoring and day-to-day operations as well as show you how and when to expand the infrastructure supporting your vCloud implementation.

In this chapter, you will learn to:

  • Support a private cloud
  • Manage a private cloud
  • Perform common operational tasks and troubleshoot

How Managing vCloud Differs from Managing vSphere

As we've discussed in earlier chapters, vCloud Director is an abstraction layer on top of vSphere that facilitates self-service and on-demand ...

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