60 Recipes for  Apache CloudStack eBook
Using the CloudStack Ecosystem

Planning to deploy and maintain a public, private, or hybrid cloud service? This cookbook’s handy how-to recipes help you quickly learn and install ApacheCloudStack, along with several API clients, API wrappers, data architectures, and configuration management technologies that work as part of CloudStack’s ecosystem.

This free eBook will teach you how to use Vagrant, Ansible, Chef, Fluentd, libcloud, and several other open source tools that let you build and operate CloudStack better and faster. If you’re an experienced programmer, system administrator, or DevOps practitioner familiar with bash, Git, package management, and some Python, you’re ready to go.

  • Learn basic CloudStack installation from source, including features such as DevCloud and the CloudStack simulator
  • Get a step-by-step guide for installing CloudStack from packages on Ubuntu 14.04 using KVM
  • Write your own applications on top of the CloudStack API, using CloudMonkey, libcloud, jclouds, and CloStack
  • Expose different APIs on CloudStack with EC2Stack and gstack
  • Deploy applications easily, using Ansible, Chef, and Vagrant
  • Dive into cloud monitoring and storage with RiakCS, Fluentd, and Apache Whirr

Citrix CloudPlatform is powered by Apache CloudStack, a community-led open source cloud orchestration project that is backed by community members and partners.  Citrix also provides testing and support for Citrix CloudPlatform while CloudStack is supported through the Apache Software Foundation community and resources.


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