Author Archives: CJ Taylor

Compliance in the Cloud

Compliance Guidelines Regulations Concept Cloud applications provide you with an opportunity to streamline your IT infrastructure, but they also raise compliance issues and new security risks. The challenges of migrating to the cloud deserve your attention, given the complexity of government regulations such as HIPAA and Sarbanes-Oxley, among many others. Evaluating Cloud Security User identity and access management are
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How to use the vCloud SDK, Part 2: Modifying

blueprint-vCloud-SKI-part2 In my last article I covered enough material to do an authentication handshake with the vCloud API and retrieve some of the most common items. But of course the API isn’t just used to get information on vCloud objects. Today I’m going to cover a few basic simple set commands giving you a few easy examples to replicate.
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How to use the vCloud SDK

vCloud API VMWare has provided several SDKs for vCloud API. The API documentation is mainly beneficial to a lower level of coding or reference. For Java, .NET and PHP however the documentation and support is much greater. The examples provided below are using the PHP SDK. Comprehensive guidelines on the objects that are used to prepare requests and process responses can be found in the documentation that comes with your SDK. Additionally, there’s an HTML based REST guide for the API that I often found a bit more useful than the pdf.
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