module 4:Exploring Cloud Infrastructure

slide 4:Administrating the Clouds

  • Administration of resources
  • Configuring resources
  • Enforcing security
  • Monitoring operations
  • Optimizing performance
  • Policy management
  • Performing maintenance
  • Provisioning of resources

side 5:FCAPS

  • Fault
  • Configuration
  • Accounting
  • Performance
  • Security

slide 6:Management responsibilities


six different categories

  1. End-user services (HTTP, TCP, POP3/SMTP)
  2. Browser performance on the client
  1. Application monitoring in the cloud(Apache, MySQL)
  2. Cloud infrastructure monitoring of services (Amazon Web Services, GoGrid, Rackspace)
  3. Machine instance monitoring where the service measures processor utilization, memory usage, disk consumption, queue lengths, and other important parameters
  4. Network monitoring and discovery using standard protocols

slide 9:Lifecycle management

phase 1 to phase 6

slide 12:Cloud Management Products

slide 13:Emerging Cloud Management Standards

slide 14:DMTF Cloud Management Standards

slide 17:Cloud Commons and SMI

slide 20:cloud-based services in six area

slide 22:Understanding Cloud Security

slide 24:Securing the Cloud

  • identified as troublesome:
  •  Auditing
  •  Data integrity
  •  e-Discovery for legal compliance
  •  Privacy
  •  Recovery
  •  Regulatory compliance

slide 25:analysis needs to be performed in order to evaluate risk

slide 28:The Security Boundary

side 31:Security Service Boundary (Diagram)

slide 36:Security Mapping

slide 38:Securing Data

  • Brokered Cloud storage access
  • Storage location and tenancy
  • Encryption
  • Auditing and compliance

slide 39:Establishing Identity and Presence

slide 41:Identity Protocol Standards

  • protocol standards:
  1. OpenID
  2. XACML and SAML
  3. OAuth

slide 42:OpenID

slide 44:XACML and SAML

slide 45:OAuth

slide 46:Windows Azure Identity Standards

slide 47:Presence

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