Tech Article: Building a Cloud-Based Data Center - Part 1
by Ron Larson and Richard Friedman
This article discusses the factors to consider when building a cloud,
the cloud capabilities offered by Oracle Solaris 11
, and the structure of Oracle Solaris Remote Lab,
an Oracle implementation of an Oracle Solaris 11 cloud.
Topics included in this article:
Why a Cloud? And Why Oracle Solaris 11?
Cloud Benefits—Solving Business Needs
The Cloud as Multitier Data Center Virtualization
OS Virtualization with Oracle Solaris Zones
The Cloud as a Service
Choosing the Virtualization Model That Fits
Advantages of Creating a Cloud Using Oracle Solaris Zones
Oracle Solaris Remote Lab—An Overview
This is the first in a series of articles that show how to build a cloud with Oracle Solaris 11.
In our next article, we take a look at how Oracle Solaris 11 provides data security for Oracle Solaris Remote Lab.