VMware vCloud Air is a cloud offering by VMware that provides you with the flexibility and agility to create and manage your virtualized workloads with ease on a VMware-backed cloud platform.
This book starts off by providing you with a few key features and benefits of cloud computing, along with some interesting real-world use cases. You'll walk through how to integrate your vCloud Air with either an on-premise VMware-based private cloud or a different public cloud provider. Next, you'll explore the performance and workloads of your vCloud Air instance using VMware vRealize Operations Manager. Finally, you'll also learn how to leverage vCloud Air's Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) offering.
Comments about oreilly Learning VMware vCloud Air:
The book is wel written and packed with good content. Covers most of the theoretical aspects of the vCloud Air platform. The initail chapters cover the basics of vCloud Air, its architechture and infrastructure components. Chapters towards the end cover integration of vCloud Air with other VMware tools and platforms such as vCloud Conector and vRealize Operations Suite. Overall verdict: A good read for anyone starting off with vCloud Air as their public cloud provider.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend