OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook–Free 27 Page Excerpt
OpenStack is an open Source cloud operating stack born from Rackspace and NASA which is now a global success, developed and supported by scores of people around the globe and backed by some of the leading players in the cloud space today.
OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook will show you exactly how to install the components that are required to make up a private cloud environment. You will learn how to set up an environment that you manage, just as you would do with AWS or Rackspace. OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook gives you clear step-by-step instructions to installing and running your own private cloud successfully. It is full of practical and applicable recipes that enable you to use the latest capabilities of OpenStack and implement them. Packt Enterprise books can be summed up through the tagline “Professional Expertise Distilled”. They take in-the-trenches knowledge from experienced software professionals, and distil it into a single, easy to follow manuscript.
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