Real-world journey to your own private cloud, Part 1, Prepare the concept
Introducing the design and implementation of an on-premise IaaS/PaaS cloud
From the developerWorks archives
Date archived: November 29, 2016 | First published: July 11, 2011
In this article series, the author outlines the process, from conception to deployment, that his team used to build a private, on-premise cloud environment that incorporates structures found in Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) cloud service models. The cloud environment is constructed with software and hardware components chosen by the team; however, the article contains knowledge and instruction that can be used regardless of technologies you choose. Part 1 provides information on cloud structures, the five phases in the development roadmap, and details on some of the solutions the team discovered.
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