Tech Article: Building a Cloud-Based Data Center - Part 1

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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.

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  • Marco Stadler Tuesday, April 8, 2014

    Zones and LDOMs can be easily configured and installed by our Virtual Datacenter Control Framework (VDCF). VDCF allows to deploy, manage and monitor a virtualized data center based on Solaris 10 and 11 Zones (Containers) and/or Logical Domains controlled by a centralized management server.

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