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Cloud Bursting (Erl, Naserpour)

Cloud Bursting

Cloud Bursting is a specialized cloud architecture that allows IT resources to scale from on-premise environments to clouds, based on pre-defined usage thresholds. When documented as a design pattern, Cloud Bursting is defined as a compound pattern that is comprised of the following patterns:

Required (Core)

Cloud Bursting

This pattern is covered in CCP Module 5: Advanced Cloud Architecture.

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Cloud Bursting

This cloud computing mechanism is covered in:

Cloud Computing: Concepts, Technology & Architecture by Thomas Erl, Zaigham Mahmood,
Ricardo Puttini

(ISBN: 9780133387520, Hardcover, 260+ Illustrations, 528 pages)

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