There are multiple management subjects that are important to understand when working with virtualization and/or Cloud solutions. In this course, Basic Management Principles in a Cloud Environment, you'll learn foundational knowledge of the high-level processes and procedures to manage your Cloud environment. First, you'll learn about virtualization and Cloud resource allocation and how it compares with traditional solutions. Next, you'll discuss resource use, deployment and optimization techniques. Then, you'll explore user accounts and the different techniques and tasks that are used when provisioning them. Finally, you'll discover virtualization and cloud SLA metric concepts and how they can be assessed. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Cloud environment needed to manage your virtual or Cloud solutions.